Mixed Dals with Eggs

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Red gram (thoovar) dal - 1/2 cup
  • pink lentil (masoor) dal - 1/2 cup
  • green gram (moong) dal - 1/2 cup
  • garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • eggs - 4
  • mustard oil - 4 to 5 tbsp
  • tomato - 1, chopped
  • onion - 1 cup, chopped finely
  • green chillies, chopped - 2
  • salt to taste

How to Make Mixed Dals with Eggs

  • Wash all the dals, add enough water, garlic paste, and turmeric and simmer till very soft.
  • Add salt and mash well.
  • Hard boil the eggs, peel and prick with a tooth pick all over.
  • (This is to prevent them from bursting while frying)
  • Heat the oil in kadai. Add onion and fry till light brown.
  • Add tomatoes and fry till they are reduced to a pulp.
  • Add the eggs and continue frying till the eggs are roasted and the onion mixture is brown.
  • Add chillies and about 1/2 cup of water.
  • Add salt to taste. Simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  • Add the dal.
  • If the mixture is too thick, add a little water.
  • Give one boil and remove from heat.
  • Serve with steamed rice.