Toovar Masala Dal


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Kashmiri alu dum is a traditional kashmiri potato delicacy where the potatoes are cooked under pressure (dum) in a rich spicy gravy

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Toovar Masala Dal recipe - How to make Toovar Masala Dal

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  1. Pressure cook the toovar dal till soft, but not over cooekd.
  2. Keep aside.
  3. Combine 2 onions, garlic, ginger, coriander leaves, tomatoes, cumin seeds, coriander powder and the red chilies and blend in a mixer till smooth. Keep aside.
  4. Slice the other onion finely and keep aside.
  5. Heat the butter in a pan, add the onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  6. Add the cardamoms, cinnamon and cloves and saute till the onions turn golden brown in colour.
  7. Add the ground masala and saute for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Add the boiled dal and add a little water and mix well.
  9. Add the salt, mix well and bring the dal to boil.
  10. Serve hot.

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