Sookhi Dal Amritsari

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Total Time:
60 minutes
Serves:4
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Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - Urad dal, washed and soaked for 1/2 hour
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 1 tsp - Salt
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1 - Piece of Ginger
  • 3-4 - Cloves of garlic, chopped lengthwise
  • 1 - Large onion, chopped
  • 1 - Tomato, chopped
  • 1 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1/2 cup - Cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp - Dry Mango powder
  • 1 tsp - Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp - Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 2 - Green chillies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - Lemon juice (optional)
  • 1 tsp - Oil
  • A pinch of Asafoetida

How to Make Sookhi Dal Amritsari

  • Boil water; add dal, salt and turmeric.
  • Cook on medium flame, uncovered for 10-12 minutes till the dal gets cooked but not mushy.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan, add asafoetida and cook for a minute.
  • Add onions and saute till brown.
  • Put in chopped garlic, green chillies and ginger and fry for a minute.
  • Add all the spices except garam masala and fry for a minute.
  • Add tomatoes and cook covered for a few minutes.
  • Meanwhile, drain the dal and reserve the water for later uses in the kitchen.
  • Immediately pour the dal into the pan with the tadka.
  • Stir for a minute and turn off the flame.
  • Garnish with cilantro and garam masala before serving.
  • Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi