Masala Toovar Dal, Maharashtrian Gravy
by Tarla Dalal
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Not very spicy but super tasty, the Masala Toovar Dal is a homely Maharashtrian dish that goes very well with roti or steamed rice .
Here, cooked toovar dal is flavoured with a paste of garlic, red chillies and other aromatic seeds like coriander and cumin. Onions sautéed in ghee give the dal a nice crunch and pungent touch, while tomato shares its beautiful tang. Enjoy this Maharashtrian delicacy hot and fresh.
You can also try other dishes like the Masala Masoor and the Kabuli Chana and Paneer with Mixed Vegetables .
- Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 6 minutes or till light brown in colour.
- Add the prepared paste and tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 7 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked whole toovar, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the coriander and mix well.
- Serve hot.
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