Recipe : Tuvar Daal - Split Red Gram Daal


Preparation Time : 35 minutes
Serves : makes 25 pieces

Ingredients :

  • Split red gram (tuvar dal) - 1 cup

  • Tomato, chopped finely - 1

  • Oil - 2 tbsp

  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

  • Water - 4 cup

  • Green chili, slit - 2

  • Ginger, finely chopped - 1 tbsp

  • Curry leaves - 4

  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp

  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

  • Drumsticks - 2 sticks

  • A squeeze of lemon, jaggery and

  • Salt to taste

Method :

  • Soak the split red gram in water for about an hour. Tuvar Dal

  • Add turmeric powder, salt and a drop of oil to the gram along with the water in which it was soaked.

  • Now pressure cook it for around 15 minutes or for 4 whistles.

  • Divide the drumsticks into 2" pieces and keep aside.

  • Take out the dal from the cooker and beat it thoroughly till it is blended properly.

  • Heat oil in a pan till it is hot and drop in the mustard seeds followed by the cumin seeds and then asafoetida.

  • Fry on medium heat till the seeds splutter. Add this to the cooked red gram.

  • Add the drumsticks and bring to a boil.

  • Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for about 10 minutes.

  • Serve hot with rice.

 

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