Varaan Bhaat

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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

  • For tadka:
  • 4 or 5 tsp - groundnut oil
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 5 or 6 - curry leaves
  • 2 or 3 - green chillies, slit
  • 3 piece - chopped garlic
  • 1 small piece - ginger
  • For the paste:
  • 1/2 - grated coconut
  • 3 or 4 piece - garlic
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup - water
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander leaves
  • 1 cup - toor / arhar dal
  • Salt to taste

How to Make Varaan Bhaat

  • Boil toor dal with a drop of oil and turmeric powder.
  • Prepare a paste of coconut, garlic and cumin seeds and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in pan. Prepare a tadka of mustard and cumin seeds, curry leaves, slit green chillies, garlic and ginger.
  • Now add the coconut paste to the pan along with turmeric powder and salt.
  • Saute for 5 minutes till the tadka turns red.
  • Add the boiled dal and water and wait for one boil.
  • Garnish with coriander and serve with rice.

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