Tarka urad dal

A simple but yummy recipe for making Tarka Urad Dal; its in our every day lunches and dinners also very healthy. Do try and give your feed backs.

Serving = 4-5

Ingredients,

List 1

  • Urad lentil  2 cups
  • Tomatoes  2 big
  • Green chili  1
  • Salt  1 tsp or as required
  • Red chili powder   1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder  1/2 tsp
  • Curry leaves   10-12
  • Clarified butter (ghee)   2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice   2 tbsp

List 2,

  • Big cardamom  1
  • Cinnamon stick   1 very small piece
  • Cloves  4-5
  • Black cumin   1 tsp
  • Whole coriander   2 tsp

List 3,

  • Oil  4-5 tbsp

  • Onion  1

  • Fresh ginger  1 inch piece

  • Dry red chili  1

Directions,

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1. Soak urad dal in water for 1 hour.
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2. Grind all list 2 ingredients.
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3. Grind tomatoes from list 2. Set a side.
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4. In a pan add clarified butter.
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5. Now add ginger galic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, curry leaves, and grinned spices we made from list 2.
Stir it for few seconds.
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6. Add tomatoes and stir it on high heat.
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7. Stir it until you see oil with sides of pan.
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8. Now add soaked urad dal.
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9. Add 2 cups water. Let it boil then with lid on cook it until tender.
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10. Its ready.
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11. Now from list 3, for tarka add oil in a pan; brown onions in it; then add chopped ginger and dry red chili ; cook few seconds then pour over the cooked lentil.
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Tarka Urad Dal is ready, serve it with white boil rice and fresh salad with a generous squeeze of lemon on it.

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