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Black Dal with Herbs Recipe

Black Dal with Herbs is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - black dal washed, soaked overnight
  • 1 - tomato, chopped
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 1 stalk - Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp - Coriander seed (dhania) powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala powder
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • salt to taste
  • Grind Together:
  • 15 to 20 - Basil leaves
  • 15 to 20 - Mint leaves
  • 4 to 5 - carom plant leaves
  • 1 - Green chilli
  • 1-inch piece - Ginger
  • 4 to 5 flakes - Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • How to Make Black Dal with Herbs:

    1. Wash and put dal in pressure cooker. Add ground paste, with 2 cups of water.
    2. Pressure cook for 5-6 whistles or till dal is very soft. Mash lightly to break grain after removing.
    3. Heat a pan, add seeds and allow them to splutter.
    4. Add curry leaves, asafoetida and onion and saute for a minute.
    5. Add tomatoes, all dry masala powders and saute for one more minute.
    6. Add dal, bring to a boil and simmer for 5-6 minutes.
    7. Add salt and lemon juice.
    8. Serve hot with tandoori roti or jeera rice, or steamed basmati rice.





     

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