Tomato Dal

September 22nd, 2008 Author: Vaibhavi



Moong dal 100 gm
Green chilly 5-6
Tomatoes 4
Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Asafoetida 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves 5-6
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Oil 2-3 tsp


How to make Tomato Dal:

Boil dal in a pressure cooker.

Chop tomato,green chilly and coriander seeds finely.

Remove water from the dal and mash it finely.

In a pan heat oil and add mustard seeds and cumin seeds.

when seeds started to splutter add curry leaves,asafoetida,tomato pieces and chopped green chilies.

Fry it for 2-3 minutes and cover the pan.

Allow to cook tomatoes finely.

Now add boiled dal,turmeric powder and salt.

Add water if necessary.

Cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes.

Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.

Tomato dal is ready.

Serve hot with rice.


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