Vatli Dal

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups - Chana Dal
  • 4 - green chillies, chopped
  • 6-7 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 2 tsp - sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1.5 tsp - grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp - lemon juice
  • To garnish: 1 sprig - coriander, finely chopped
  • freshly desiccated coconut

How to Make Vatli Dal

  • Soak the channa dal in water for 2 hours. Then grind finely with a little water.
  • In a thick bottom pan, heat the oil.
  • Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let it crackle.
  • Now, add the turmeric powder, asafoetida, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
  • Now, add the ground dal.
  • Add the salt and sugar. Saute on medium flame till the dal completely dries up and there are no lumps left.
  • Now add the lemon juice and mix well. saute for another minute.
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander and freshly desiccated coconut. Serve hot.

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