Halwai September 18, 2018

Ingredients:

• 1/2 a cup – Toor Dal
• 1 tbsp – Channa dal
• 1.5 tsp – Coriander seeds
• 1.5 tbsp – dried Coconut
• 1 tbsp – Black Peppercorns
• 2-3 – Dried red chillies
• 1/2 tsp – cumin
• A pinch – Asafoetida
• A few – Curry leaves
• 2 tbsp – oil
• salt to taste
• 1/2 tsp – Mustard Seeds

Method:

  1. Cook the toor dal in salt and water till it is completely done (about 30-45 mins.)
  2. Fry the rest of the ingredients in oil or ghee, starting with the channa dal, till they turn golden brown.
  3. Turn off the heat, add the dried coconut and mix.
  4. Grind these with a little amount of water to a fine paste.
  5. Add this paste to the tuvar dal.
  6. Stir well and boil the mixture once again for 10-15 mins.
  7. Heat some oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida. Add to dal.
  8. Serve with warm rice and papad

Recipe courtesy of Vidhya