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Radish leaves dal Recipe

Radish leaves dal is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 cup - Toor Dal
  • 2 bunches - Radish Leaves
  • 1 - Small Onion
  • 2 - Tomatoes
  • 5 - Baby Carrots
  • 1/2 piece - Green Bell Pepper
  • 4 - Small Green chillies (or According to taste)
  • Some Cilantro leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Tamarind Paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Oil
  • How to Make Radish leaves dal:

    1. Wash the toor dal well and pressure cook till done.
    2. Wash the radish leaves well and chop into small pieces.
    3. Chop the onion, tomatoes, baby carrots, green bell pepper and the green chillies into medium pieces.
    4. In a bowl, heat the oil and add the mustard seeds.
    5. When they splutter, add the cumin seeds and fry for 1 minute.
    6. Then add all the chopped vegetables along with the radish leaves, fry for some time.
    7. Pour some water to the vegetables, cover and let them cook.
    8. When they are half done, add the turmeric powder along with asafoetida and tamarind paste.
    9. The tamarind can be substituted with lemon juice.
    10. Once the vegetables are cooked add the cooked dal, mix well and add salt.
    11. Add some water if required.
    12. The consistency of this dal should be neither too thin nor too thick, but medium.
    13. Finally add the cilantro leaves and let the dal stand on the medium flame for a little while.
    14. Be careful not to burn the dal.
    15. Recipe courtesy: Uma Priya


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