Dal is frequently eaten with flatbreads such as rotis or chapatis, or with rice. The latter combination is called dal bhat in Nepali, Bengali, and Marathi. Also, certain types of dal are fried and salted and eaten as a dry snack, and a variety of savory snacks are made by frying a paste made from soaked and ground dals in different combinations, to which spices, nuts, cashews, etc. may be added. Let's come will start Tomato Dal today.
Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Total: 35 minutes Serving: 4 persons
150 grams - Toor Dal Washed thoroughly
200 grams - Tomatoes cut into slices or cubes
2 tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste
1/2 tbsp - Cumin seeds
4-5 tbsp - Oil/Butter
1 big size - Onion Sliced or Chopped
1 tbsp - Red Chilli Powder
1 tbsp - Coriander Powder
As required - Salt
1/2 bunch - Coriander leaves finely chopped
1/2 tbsp - Ghee
1 sprig - Curry leaves
1 tbsp - Turmeric powder
Wash Toor Dal thoroughly add 1/2 tbsp of turmeric powder and salt as required and boil the toor dal or keep it in a cooker for 3 to 4 whistles and in the same cooker, place washed rice and add a pinch of turmeric powder for color texture.
Take a Kadai add oil let it heat then add cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste and sauté for few seconds then add sliced onions and sauté for few seconds.
Now add green chilies, 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder, and sauté for 2-3 minutes if Kadai is burning you can add few drops of water, now add tomatoes and saute till tomatoes are soft.
Now add red chili powder, coriander powder and mix well and sauté for 2-3 seconds then add boiled toor dal and required water and salt and bring to boil finally add coriander leaves serve with Turmeric Rice and combination of tossed Aloo wedges.