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Tomato Dal

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Ingredients Required:

toor dal 1/2 cup
Tomato, diced 2 medium
Onion, diced 1 medium
green chili 1
garlic cloves 2 big
Tamarind gooseberry size
salt to taste
Water 1 1/2 cup


Mustard 1 tsp
Cumin 1 tsp
Asafetida pinch
Oil 1 Tbsp.
Red Chili 1
Garlic clove 1


1. Pressure cook dal, tomato, onion, garlic, tamarind, split green chili and water.

2. Pressure cook on a medium flame for 3- 5 whistles. Let all the pressure escape. Open the cooker and mash all the ingredients with a masher or just a spoon will do good.

3. In a small pan heat oil and add mustards and cumin after they splutter add asafetida and remove from the heat.

4. Now mix the tempering with the mashed gravy. Then work is done..

5. Serve hot with rice and little ghee.

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Posted by Surekha on Aug. 18, 2014, 11:12 p.m.

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