Halwai July 11, 2019

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – Urad dal, washed and soaked for 1/2 hour
• 2 cups – Water
• 1 tsp – Salt
• 1 tsp – Turmeric
• 1 – Piece of Ginger
• 3-4 – Cloves of garlic, chopped lengthwise
• 1 – Large onion, chopped
• 1 – Tomato, chopped
• 1 tsp – Garam Masala
• 1/2 cup – Cilantro
• 1/2 tsp – Dry Mango powder
• 1 tsp – Coriander powder
• 1 tsp – Cumin powder
• 1 tsp – Red Chilli powder
• 2 – Green chillies, chopped
• 1 tbsp – Lemon juice (optional)
• 1 tsp – Oil
• A pinch of Asafoetida

Method:

  1. Boil water; add dal, salt and turmeric.
  2. Cook on medium flame, uncovered for 10-12 minutes till the dal gets cooked but not mushy.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan, add asafoetida and cook for a minute.
  4. Add onions and saute till brown.
  5. Put in chopped garlic, green chillies and ginger and fry for a minute.
  6. Add all the spices except garam masala and fry for a minute.
  7. Add tomatoes and cook covered for a few minutes.
  8. Meanwhile, drain the dal and reserve the water for later uses in the kitchen.
  9. Immediately pour the dal into the pan with the tadka.
  10. Stir for a minute and turn off the flame.
  11. Garnish with cilantro and garam masala before serving.
  12. Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi

Recipe courtesy of Nupur