Asparagus Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Asparagus Dal

  • Pressure cook the toor dal.
  • Chop the asparagus sticks into 2 inch pieces.
  • Heat oil/ ghee in a pot, add mustard.
  • When they splutter, add cumin seeds, hing and the curry leaves.
  • Then add the green chillies. Fry for a bit.
  • Add the asparagus sticks and fry for a while.
  • Then cover with a lid and cook on slow fire for a while.
  • When asparagus is tender, add turmeric powder, the cooked toor dal and salt to taste.
  • Add a pinch of garam masala if you like.
  • Add water to make it as thick or thin as you like.
  • Ideally, the consistency should be medium.
  • Boil the dal and then add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice or chappatis.