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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - toor dal
  • 1 big size - tomato
  • 3 tbsp or according to taste - tamarind pulp
  • 3 tbsp - coriander leaves
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - haldi /turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - chilli/mirchi powder
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard and cumin seeds mixed
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • Oil for seasoning
  • 2-3 garlic, crushed

How to Make Dalsa

  • Boil the dal with chopped tomato in a pressure cooker.
  • When soft, mash well and add 1.5 cups water, salt, haldi, mirchi powder, coriander leaves and some chopped curry leaves.
  • When the dal is boiling, add tamarind pulp, mix well and boil for five more minutes on medium flame.
  • Remove and keep aside.
  • Season the dal with mustard and cumin seeds, urad dal, garlic and curry leaves.
  • Serve hot with rice, pickle and papad.