Lemon dal

Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Moong dal - 1/2 cup
  • Chopped ginger - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Potato - 1
  • Onion - 2
  • Green chilli - 2
  • Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • A few curry leaves
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Sambar powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon - 1
  • A few coriander leaves
  • Oil - 1.5 tbsp
  • For grinding:
  • Grated coconut 1.5 tbsp
  • Poppy seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Fennel - 1/4 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 1/2 inch piece
  • Cloves -2

How to Make Lemon dal

  • Squeeze the lemon and extract the juice. Set it aside.
  • Pressure cook the dal with ginger and turmeric powder.
  • Mash the dal to a nice paste once cooked.
  • Pressure cook potato, peel the skin and slice it into smaller pieces.
  • Finely chop the onions and tomatoes and keep aside.
  • Finely chop the tomatoes and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add poppy seeds, fennel, cinnamon, cloves and fry for a minute.
  • Grind the contents of the pan with grated coconut.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  • When the cumin seeds start to splutter, add chopped green chilli, curry leaves and onion.
  • Fry till the onion becomes transparent.
  • Then add chopped tomatoes.
  • When the tomatoes are cooked, add the mashed dal, ground masala paste, salt, sambar powder and mix well.
  • Add 1/2 cup water.
  • When the dal starts to boil, remove from flame and add coriander leaves and lemon juice.
  • Stir well and serve.
  • Recipe & image courtesy: www.subbuskitchen.com

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