Halwai February 14, 2020

Ingredients:

• Red gram (thoovar) dal – 1/2 cup
• pink lentil (masoor) dal – 1/2 cup
• green gram (moong) dal – 1/2 cup
• Garlic paste – 1 tsp
• Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
• eggs – 4
• Mustard oil – 4 to 5 tbsp
• Tomato – 1, chopped
• Onion – 1 cup, chopped finely
• green chillies, chopped – 2
• salt to taste

Method:

  1. Wash all the dals, add enough water, garlic paste, and turmeric and simmer till very soft.
  2. Add salt and mash well.
  3. Hard boil the eggs, peel and prick with a tooth pick all over.
  4. (This is to prevent them from bursting while frying)
  5. Heat the oil in kadai. Add onion and fry till light brown.
  6. Add tomatoes and fry till they are reduced to a pulp.
  7. Add the eggs and continue frying till the eggs are roasted and the onion mixture is brown.
  8. Add chillies and about 1/2 cup of water.
  9. Add salt to taste. Simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  10. Add the dal.
  11. If the mixture is too thick, add a little water.
  12. Give one boil and remove from heat.
  13. Serve with steamed rice.