Tasty Tomato Dal

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - uncooked Toor dal
  • 4 - medium-sized tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 - green chilly, sliced
  • A bunch - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • For the seasoning
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - urad dal
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • A few curry leaves
  • 2 tsp - oil

How to Make Tasty Tomato Dal

  • Clean the dal, add required amount of water, turmeric powder, asafoetida and pressure cook the dal.
  • In a saucepan, heat 2 tsp oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds.
  • When the dal turns brown and the mustard seeds begin to splutter, add the curry leaves, tomatoes, green chilly.
  • Cover and let it cook well till the tomatoes are soft and almost mashed-up.
  • Add the cooked dal and mix well.
  • Remove from fire and garnish with chopped fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with plain rice or phulkas.