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1/2 cup - Polished masoor dal (split red lentils)
2 tbsp -
1 - Onion, finely chopped
Garlic, finely chopped
1 - small Onion, sliced into long thin strips
1 tsp -
1/2 tsp -
1/2 tsp -
How to Make Tarka Dal
Sift through the lentils to remove grit, etc. then wash, and soak them for 1 hour minimum.
Boil 1.5 cups water, then add the lentils.
Stir well, and cook for about 30 mins. Meanwhile, fry the cumin and peppercorns in 1 tbsp. ghee for 2 mins.
Then add the onion and garlic and fry until golden. Add the onion and spices mixture to the lentils when they are cooked, plus the turmeric.
Add a little water if necessary, add salt.
Add remaining ghee and when melted serve, or put into warming drawer or low even where it will keep quite happily.
Fry an onion garnish on dal.
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