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 Osaman (Seasoned Dal water) 
  • 1/2 cup Toovar dal
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 piece Cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon Jaggery
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 10 Curry leaves
  • 2 Cocum
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 2 Green chillies
Soak the toovar dal for an hour and cook in the 2 cups of water until tender. Strain and set aside. Reserve the dal water. Roughly chop the green chillies and set aside.

Heat the oil in a frying pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, cinnamon and asafoetida. Add the dal water to the spices and bring to a boil. Adjust seasoning to taste and add the curry leaves, kokum, chilli powder, ginger-paste, jaggery and chopped green chillies. Mix well and simmer for another 4-5 minutes.

Serve piping hot with rice and lachko.

Other Details
Serves: 4 Time: 30 mins.

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


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