Toor Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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How to Make Toor Dal

  • Wash and pressure cook dal till done (approx. 4 whistles will do). Cool cooker and remove dal.
  • Beat the dal with a hand beater till smooth. Keep aside.
  • Make a thin paste of the dry spice powders, salt and 1/2 cup water.
  • Heat ghee in a saucepan, add the seeds to splutter. Add tomatoes and curry leaves.
  • Fry for a minute. Add masala paste.
  • Fry for a minute. Add the chopped tamarind and jaggery. Stir for a minute more.
  • Add dal and stir. Add water. Bring to boil and simmer on low for 7-8 mins.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve piping hot with steamed rice and papads.