Toovar Dal, Toovar Dal with Onions
by Tarla Dalal
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Just how easy can it be to prepare a lip-smacking dal? Well, we urge you to get into the kitchen and try this Toovar Dal with Onions to experience the magic for yourself! There is nothing about this recipe that makes you think twice.
The ingredients are so common, they are sure to be available at home. The procedure is exceptionally simple. And the best part is that the flavour beats even complex recipes hands-down. Homely and satiating, this Toovar Dal preparation is a must-try!
Serve with plain rice or jeera rice .
- Combine the toovar dal, ¼ tsp turmeric powder, salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Blend the dal along with a hand blender till smooth. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.
- When the seeds crackle, add the onions and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the remaining ¼ tsp of turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder, ginger-green chilli paste, cooked dal, sugar, lemon juice, coriander and little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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