OIL - 1 TSP

firstly, prepare masala powder by heating 1 tsp oil.

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CUMIN - 1 TBSP

roast 1 tbsp coriander seeds, 1 tbsp cumin, ¼ tsp methi, ½ tsp pepper and ¼ tsp mustard

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DRIED RED CHILLI - 3

also, add 3 dried red chilli and few curry leaves

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ROAST - LOW FLAME

roast on low flame until the spices turn aromatic.

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THILLI SAARU PUDI 

cool completely and blend to a fine powder. keep aside.

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TOOR DAL - HALF CUP

cool completely and blend to a fine powder. keep aside.

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FIVE WHISTLES

pressure cook for 5 whistles or until dal is cooked well.

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WHISK SMOOTH

once the pressure is released, whisk and mash the dal smooth.

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WATER - 4 CUP

also, add 4 cups water and prepare a watery consistency dal. keep aside

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MUSTARD - HALF TSP

in a large kadai heat 2 tbsp oil and splutter ½ tsp mustard, 1 tsp cumin, pinch hing, 1 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.

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TAMARIND EXTRACT

add 1 cup tamarind extract, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp jaggery and 1 tsp salt

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BOIL - 10 MINUTES

cover and boil for 10 minutes or until tamarind extract are cooked well

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COOKED DAL

further, add prepared dal and mixture mix.

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THILI SAARU PUDI

add in prepared thili saaru pudi and mix well adjusting consistency as required.

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BOIL - 3 MINUTES

boil for 3 minutes or until flavours is absorbed well

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CORIANDER - 2 TBSP

now add 2 tbsp coriander and mix well.

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READY TO EAT

finally, enjoy thili saaru with hot steamed rice and ghee.

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