Mixed Dal ( Microwave Recipe )
by Tarla Dalal
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Dal is one of the main sources of proteins for vegetarians, and hence a part of the staple diet of most indians. This wholesome, non-spicy recipe pools in the goodness of three varieties of dal—moong, masoor and urad. While that makes it special for the health-watcher, the highlight for the food-lover is the fact that it is tempered in butter and not in ghee. That imparts a special, virgin taste to the dish, making it truly irresistible. Feast on hot rice with mixed dal!
- Combine all the dals along with 1½ cups of hot water in a microwave safe bowl and soak for 30 minutes.
- Add the salt and turmeric powder and mix well. Cover with a microwave safe lid and microwave on high for 15 minutes or until the dals are cooked.
- Put the butter in another microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds. Add the cumin seeds and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
- Add the tomatoes, onions, green chillies, ginger, chilli powder, coriander, cooked dals and salt, mix well and microwave on high for 4 minutes, stirring once in between after 2 minutes.
- Serve immediately.
- Serve hot.
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