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 Dal Methi (Lentils with Fenugreek Seeds and Tamarind) 
  • 1 cup Toovar dal
  • 2 Chopped onions
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 2 teaspoons Tamarind pulp
  • 1 teaspoon Jaggery
  • 1/2 Garlic clove
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • Salt (As per taste)
Rinse the dal and fenugreek seeds and soak them in water together for 2 hours. Drain.

Pressure cook with slit green chilli, onions, red chilli powder, turmeric, salt, jaggery and 4 cups water till tender. Cool and mash completely.

Heat oil in a deep bottomed pan, add the mustard seeds and garlic. Saute till the seeds start crackling and pour into the cooked dal. Add tamarind paste. Stir well. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.

Serve hot with rice garnished with fresh coriander leaves.

Other Details
Serves: 4 Time: 30 mins.

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Category: Main Course | State: Maharashtra | Submitted by: System


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