TOOR DAL HALF CUP

firstly, in a pressure cooker take ½ cup toor dal, 2 tbsp masoor dal. you can also add moong dal if you prefer.

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WATER - 1.5 CUP

also add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp salt, 1 tsp oil and 1½ cup water

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FIVE WHISTLES

pressure cook for 5 whistles or until dal is cooked wel

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WATER 1 CUP

add 1 cup water and adjust consistency. keep aside.

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CUMIN - HALF TSP

now in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp ghee and splutter ½ tsp cumin, 1 bay leaf, pinch hing and 2 dried red chilli.

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GARLIC - 2 CLOVE

also add 2 clove garlic, 1 inch ginger, 1 chilli and saute slightly.

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ONION - 1 CHOPPED

further add 1 onion and saute until it turns golden brown

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CHILLI POWDER 

keeping the flame on low add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder and ½ tsp salt.

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TOMATO - 1 CHOPPED

add 1 tomato and saute until it turns soft and mushy.

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MIX WELL

add in cooked dal and stir well adjusting consistency as required.

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SIMMER - 5 MINUTES

simmer for 5 minutes or until flavours are well combined

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CORIANDER - 2 TBSP

now add 2 tbsp coriander, 1 tsp kasuri methi and ¼ tsp garam masala. mix well.

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READY TO EAT

finally, enjoy dal tadka with jeera rice or steamed rice.

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