Sindhi Style Toor Dal

Most dal recipes are quite simple to prepare. The preparation begins with the raw dal/ lentils adding water, turmeric and salt. Adding tempering to it once the dal is cooked. Today's dal recipes is SIndhi style toor dal, adding some tomatoes to it. Simple yet tasty dal. Here goes the recipe....

We need:

Toor dal 1cup
Tomato 2
Curry leaves 10
Salt to taste
Turmeric 1/2 sp
Mustard seeds 1/2sp
Jeera / cumin seeds 1/2 sp
Methi seeds 1/4 sp
Ginger chopped 1/2 sp
Green chili 2
Red chili 1
Cilantro chopped 1/4 cup
Hing  1/4 sp
Oil 4sps


Presser cook washed toor dal adding tomato, turmeric  and green chili.
Once done let it cool to mash the dal.
Now name tempering in a medium sized pan.
Add oil, once the oil is hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, red chili, curry leaves, hing, methi seeds and chopped ginger.
Fry for  a minute and add mashed dal and 1.4 cup water.
Add salt to taste and mix well.
Simmer and cook for few minutes.
Remove and transfer to serving bowl.
Garnish with chopped cilantro.
Serve hot with rice, roti, paratha....

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Suma Gandlur said...

We loved it too. :)

Chef Mireille said...

love the tempering in this one with use of methi!~

vaishali sabnani said...

one of our fav. daals, which is cooked regularly. Looks nice.

kitchen queen said...

yummy and delicious sindhi toor dal.

Kalyani said...

Ginger and Tomato add so much flavour to this Dal !

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preeti garg said...

Look yummy and tasty

sushmita pandit said...

i love this dal :-)

Srivalli said...

Ginger must have surely made all the difference..nice one..

Pavani said...

Dal looks comforting and delicious.

Priya Srinivasan - I Camp in My Kitchen said...

Dal and Steaming hot rice, i m settled!! Rich in protein and in taste, looks yum!!!

Harini R said...

Ginger in dal tastes heavenly!!

Padmajha said...

Very flavorful dal and absolute comfort food....

Saras said...

Comforting and simple recipe..

Unknown said...

Nice recipe without any fuss!