by Tarla Dalal
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An ideal recipe for a traditional celebration at home. Toovar dal is pressure-cooked and blended with an assortment of vegetables: carrots, pumpkin, raw banana and brinjal and simmered with masalas, till every ingredient blends with another for a flavorful meal.
This dal goes well with Parathas as well as Cooked Rice .
- Heat the oil in a small non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds and coriander seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the dry red chilli, dry coconut and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
- Remove from the flame, add the ginger, green chillies and tamarind pulp and blend it in a mixer to a smooth paste using ¼ cup of water. Keep aside.
- Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal for about 30 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
- Combine the dal, turmeric powder, salt, and 3 cups of water in the pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Whisk the dal using a whisk. Keep aside.
- Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- When the seeds crackle add the raw banana, brinjals, potatoes, carrots, red pumpkin. Coriander-cumin seeds powder and garam masala and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add 1 cup of water and salt, mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked dal, masala paste and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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