Toor Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - toor dal
  • 2.5 cups - water
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander seed powder
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp - garam masala (optional)
  • 2 pinches asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - chopped tamarind
  • 1 tsp - jaggery crushed
  • 1 tbsp - ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin and mustard seeds
  • 1 stalk curry leaves
  • 1/2 tomato chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander

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.

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