Urad Dal with Yogurt
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Urad Dal with Yogurt recipe - How to make Urad Dal with Yogurt
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1/2 t garlic chutney (see below)
1 c. urad dal
5 c. water
1 c. plain yogurt
1/4 t. turmeric powder
1 t. salt
2 t. fresh lemon juice
optional fresh coriander leaves
***t refers to tteaspoon
c means cup
- For the garlic chutney, make a paste of 1 clove garlic, very finely
- Chopped, 1/2 t. cayenne, 1/8 t. coriander powder and 1/8 t. cumin
- Mix 1 c. water with the plain yogurt and beat with a fork until
- Smooth. to this add the turmeric powder and the 1/2 t. of garlic
- Chutney. beat again to make an evenly smooth liquid and et the
- Bowl aside for a moment.
- In a medium-size pot, bring 4 c. water and the salt to a boil.
- While you are waiting for the water to boil, clean the urad dal
- Under running water and drain. when the water boils, add the
- Drained urad dal. bring the water and dal to another boil and cook
- Uncovered for 10 min. stir once, cover the pot and lower the heat
- To between low and medium. cook the dal for 20 min. until its
- Grains are easily mashed when pressed between two fingers. remove
- The covered pot from the heat and let stand for 10 min. add the
- Yogurt mixture, stir once and return the pot to low heat. simmer
- For 10 more min., stirring frequently. by this time the yogurt
- Will have combined with the dal to form a thick sauce-like mixture.
- Turn the heat off and stir in the fresh lemon juice. if you like,
- Top this with some finely chopped fresh coriander leaves.
This recipe was contributed by setseeani on 22 May 2002
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