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Best Ever Dal Recipe

Green Tomato Dal: Day 13 of COVID Isolation

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine north indian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup toor dal
  • 4-5 green tomatoes
  • 2-3 green chillies
  • Salt to taste

For the tempering

  • 2 tsp ghee
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp jeera seeds
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • Coriander leaves for garnish
  • 1 sprig curry leaves

Instructions
 

  • Wash toor dal twice in water. Roughly chop green tomatoes and set aside. Slit green chillies in two. In a pressure cooker add, dal, water, tomatoes, chillies and salt. Boil for 2-3 whistles or for 10 mins on sim. Wait aside till all the steam escapes
  • In a small pan heat ghee and all the tadka ingredients till they splutter. Pour on dal and simmer for 5 mins. Add chopped coriander leaves, switch off the heat cover and let it rest for 10 mins. Serve with steamed rice and some pickle for good measure.
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