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Malabar Dal Recipe

Malabar Dal is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • Tuvar (Arhar) Dal - 1 small cup
  • Coconut - 1/2
  • Cumin - 1/2 tsp
  • Onion - 1 (small, finely chopped)
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Malabar Dal:

    1. Grind coconut and cumin with a little water to make a smooth paste.
    2. Boil tuvar dal with turmeric powder and chilli powder till it's cooked.
    3. Add salt and the coconut-cumin paste to the dal and bring it to a boil.
    4. Fry the chopped onions golden brown in a kadai.
    5. Add the onions to the dal.
    6. Serve hot with rice.


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