Simple garlicky tamarind dal

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Total Time:
20 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Simple garlicky tamarind dal

  • Cook dal with methi seeds and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker for 2 to 3 whistles. Mash the dal well and keep aside.
  • Heat oil. Add turmeric powder, mustard seeds, cumin, red chilli, garlic and curry leaves.
  • Fry till seeds crackle and dal turns light brown.
  • Add onion pieces and green chillies. Fry till onion turns pink.
  • Add red chilli powder and mix well.
  • Add mashed dal, tamarind paste, salt and 150 ml water.
  • Let it boil/simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  • Sprinkle coriander and remove.
  • Serve with hot plain rice with a tsp of ghee.