Indian Toor DalSubmitted by: GIGINAIK
IntroductionA delicious Dal that is best when eaten with Indian Basmati Rice A delicious Dal that is best when eaten with Indian Basmati Rice
* Lentils, 100 grams (Toor Dal or Yellow
* Red Ripe Tomatoes, 75 grams
* Olive Oil, 1 1tsp
* Ginger Root, 1 tsp
* *Hot Chili Peppers, 1 pepper (small green
* Cayenne Pepper (depends on taste)
* Cumin Powder, 1/2 tsp
* Coriander Powder, 1/2 tsp
* Lemon juice, 1 tbsp
* Black Mustard Seeds
* Water (depends on the consistency at
which you would like the Dal)
Wash and cook the Lentils in a pressure cooker for about 10 minutes.
While the Lentils are cooking prepare the Tomatoes, Ginger and Chilis.
Once Lentils are cooked remove and puree them when they are a little cooler. Set aside.
I a pot add oil and heat. Add Mustard Seeds to the oil and wait for them to pop.
Once Mustard Seeds have popped add the Tomatoes, saute for about 1 minute.
Add the pureed Lentils and water.
Add the Chilis and ginger and the rest of the spices.
Simmer for about 15 minutes. Check water levels regularly so as to not burn the Dal.
Taste to see if there is a little sour kick to the dal. (just a tiny bit.) if not add some Lemon Juice.
Simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
Dal is done, enjoy.