Black dal

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Black dal

  • Wash the dal and pressure cook it in 2 cups of water. Let it cool and remove it from the cooker.
  • Mash it lightly with a spoon. Heat half the ghee in a deep saucepan.
  • Add seeds, asafoetida, and seasoning to it. Allow it to splutter.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry it for a minute.
  • Add onions and fry it till it is light brown in colour.
  • Add tomatoes and green chillies to it. Fry it for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Add dal and bring it to a boil.
  • Add turmeric, salt, sugar and lemon juice to it.
  • Take it in a serving dish.
  • Heat the remaining ghee in a small saucepan. Add chopped coriander to the hot ghee and pour the dal over it immediately. Stir it gently.
  • Serve it with hot parathas or rice.