Hare Lehsun ki Dal by Tarla Dalal
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A must-try recipe whenever you can lay your hands on green garlic! The Hare Lehsun ki Dal is mild-spiced and super tasty despite not being loaded with ghee. A quick tempering, along with onions and green garlic, gives the dal a homely and satisfying taste and consistency, which you will thoroughly enjoy. This dal is apt for weight-watchers, especially after pregnancy, as it is loaded with protein, iron and folic acid.
Recipe Description for Hare Lehsun ki Dal ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
- Clean, wash and soak the toovar dal in enough water in a big bowl for 15 minutes. Drain well and keep aside.
- Combine the turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till the dal is cooked.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Mix lightly using a whisk and keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the red chillies, ginger-green chilli paste and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the onions and green garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add the tomatoes, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
- Add the cooked dal and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values per serving
| 142 calories|| 8.3 gm|| 22.9 gm|| 1.9 gm|| 3.6 gm|| 1.1 mg|| 40.6 mcg|
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