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Toor Dal Recipe

Toor Dal Recipe

Toor dal or Arhar dal or split pigeon peas or Tur dal is Skinned and split toor dal is the most widely-used form of the lentil. It is used in popular recipes like south India sambhar, Gujarati dals, the famous puran poli and lots of other tasty dishes. Toor dal has a thick gelatinous or meaty consistency, and takes a little longer to cook than moong or masoor dal.Toor dal can be served with rice or can be relished as soup also by adding some vegetables like peas and carrots as per desire.
Ingredients:
  • 1 Cup of toor daal
  • 1 Tomato chopped finely
  • 1 Onion chopped finely
  • 1 Tsp hing
  • 1 Tsp coriander powder(dhania powder)
  • 1 Tsp red chilly powder
  • Some coriander leaves
  • 1 Tsp meethi seeds
  • 2 Cloves of garlic (minced)
  • 2 Inch of ginger (minced)
  • 1 Tsp meethi seeds
  • 3 Tsp of lemon juice
  • 1/2 Tsp turmeric powder (haldi powder)
  • Salt to taste
Method:
  • In a bowl take 1 cup of toor daal and soak it for around 30 minutes.
  • Cook it for 15-20 minutes in a pressure cooker adding some salt and turmeric (haldi) powder.
  • On the other side take a pan and saute chopped tomatoes,onions,some red chilly powder,hing,garlic, ginger and meethi seeds for 4-5 minutes.
  • After 4-5 minutes add this mixture to the boiled daal then add a bit of lemon juice and you can garnish it with coriander leaves.