Brinjal and toor dal curry

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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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Ingredients

  • 2 - brinjals (medium size)
  • 1 cup - toor dal
  • 1 - onion (medium size)
  • 3 - green chillies (cut into small pieces)
  • coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 5 cloves - garlic and 1-inch ginger (ground together)
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp - dhania seeds
  • 2 - red chillies
  • 1 pinch - hing
  • 1 pinch - turmeric powder
  • Oil
  • salt according to taste

How to Make Brinjal and toor dal curry

  • Roast the toor dal for about a minute.
  • Cook the dal in a pressure cooker for about 2 minutes or for one whistle.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan, fry red chillies, cumin, and dhania seeds, and grind them to form a fine powder.
  • In a heavy bottomed pan put 2 tsp of oil, and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, and turmeric powder.
  • When they splutter, add green chillies, ginger-garlic paste, onion and brinjal, and stir well.
  • Let it cook for about 3 minutes.
  • Add toor dal and salt.
  • Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Put it to simmer, add coriander leaves, and cook for about a minute.
  • You can also garnish with grated coconut.

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