Brinjal and toor dal curry

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Brinjal and toor dal curry

  • Roast the toor dal for about a minute.
  • Cook the dal in a pressure cooker for about 2 minutes or for one whistle.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, fry red chillies, cumin, and dhania seeds, and grind them to form a fine powder.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan put 2 tsp of oil, and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, and turmeric powder.
  • When they splutter, add green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, onion and brinjal, and stir well.
  • Let it cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Add toor dal and salt.
  • Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Put it to simmer, add coriander leaves, and cook for about a minute.
  • You can also garnish with grated coconut.