Godi Dal (Mangalorean Dal)

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1 cup - toor dal (cooked and mashed to form a paste)
  • 1/2 cup - coconut milk
  • 2 cups - water
  • 1 tbsp - jaggery
  • 2 tbsp - tamarind, soaked in water
  • Garam masala to taste
  • 1 tsp - cumin
  • Curry leaves
  • Asafoetida
  • Clarified butter/ ghee

How to Make Godi Dal (Mangalorean Dal)

  • Heat the dal in a pan, add the coconut milk, water and bring to a boil. Add the jaggery, tamarind water, garam masala and salt as per your taste.
  • In a separate pan, heat the ghee, and add cumin seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida. Saute till cumin splutters.
  • Pour this mixture into the boiling dal and cover.
  • Once done, serve with a garnish of chopped coriander. It tastes great with rice.