Gujarati Osaman Dal
Gujarati Osaman Dal

Ingredients:

• 2 cups- water/vegetable stock
• 1/2 cup – red lentils (masoor dal), washed and cleaned well
• 1/4 cup – toasted Peanuts
• 2 tbsp – grated Jaggery
• 1 – 1.5 tbsp – Tamarind paste
• 1/4 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 2-3 – green chillies, sliced thinly
• salt
• To temper:
• 1 tsp – Mustard Seeds
• 1/8 tsp – asafetida
• 1 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1/2 tsp – Fenugreek seeds
• few sprigs – Curry leaves and Cilantro

Method:

  1. Place the red lentils in a saucepan and cook it by bringing it to a boil in about 2 cups of water/vegetable stock.
  2. Once boiled, bring the heat down to medium heat, it should have turned yellow.
  3. Add turmeric, salt, tamarind, peanuts and jaggery.
  4. Stir well.
  5. Temper the ingredients given in the temper section along with chillies and pour it into the dal.
  6. Garnish with herbs and serve hot.
  7. Recipe courtesy: Dhivya Karthik
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