by Tarla Dalal
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The green paste gives this otherwise simple dish a complete makeover! It increases the vitamin A content, while the vegetables add fibre. Vitamin A increases immunity and also nourishes our skin and improves vision. Despite the interesting flavour and health benefits, this dish is surprisingly easy to make!
- Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal in water for 2 to 3 hours. Drain and keep aside.
- Combine the dal, turmeric powder, salt and 1½ cups of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and whisk the dal.
- Add the asafoetida, cumin seeds powder, mixed vegetables, green paste and sugar and mix well. Simmer for 6 to 8 minutes.
- Just before serving, add the lemon juice and serve hot garnished with coriander.
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