Lasan (Lahsuun) Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - yellow moong dal
  • 1/4 cup - masoor dal
  • 1/4 cup toor dal
  • 3-4 cloves garlic (lasan) crushed
  • 1 piece ginger crushed or grated
  • 4 green chillies finely chopped
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - coriander finely chopped
  • 2 onions cut into rings or very thin strips
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 pinches asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin & mustard seeds

How to Make Lasan (Lahsuun) Dal

  • Wash dals together.
  • Drain water.
  • Heat the ghee in a saucepan and fry the onion till dark brown and crisp.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Remove 2 tsps. ghee from the saucepan and keep aside.
  • Add ginger and garlic to the remaining ghee.
  • Fry for a minute, add dals and stir for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add 3 - 3.5 cups of water.
  • Transfer to a cooker container.
  • Add the turmeric to the dal, and pressure cook till done. (approx. 3 whistles)
  • Cool pressure cooker and remove the dal.
  • Stir gently.
  • Transfer to serving dish, and then add chopped coriander and fried onions.
  • Reheat the ghee kept aside, add cumin and mustard seeds, asafetida, and curry leaves.
  • Pour over dal while spluttering.
  • Stir gently.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or parathas.

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