Peanut and Kasuri Methi Dal

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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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  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • 1/4 cup - raw peanuts
  • 3- green chillies
  • 1/4 tsp - tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp- kasuri methi/dry fenugreek leaves
  • 1/4 tsp- mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • Few curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - asafoetida powder
  • 1- dry red chilly
  • Salt
  • Oil

How to Make Peanut and Kasuri Methi Dal

  • Wash both the toor dal and raw peanuts together, take them in pressure cooker along with green chillies, turmeric powder, salt and enough water.
  • Pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
  • Meanwhile in a pan, heat the oil let splutters the mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds.
  • Add the asafoetida powder, dry red chilly and curry leaves.
  • Once the pressure gets released, mash slightly the dal, add the crushed kasuri methi, tamarind paste and bring the dal to boil.
  • Finally add the tempered spices to the dal and Turn off the stove.
  • Turn off the stove and serve immediately.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipe