Tidaali Daal
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Three lentils mixed dal recipe
Recipe type: Dal
Serves: 3
  • Chana dal, Urad chilka, moong chilka in the ratio of 1:1:1/4 1 cup total (Bengal Gram lentils, Black split beans and Green Moong, splitbeans)
  • Tomato 1 large size
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Green chillies 3
  • Ginger ½ inch piece
  • Salt to taste
For Tempering
  • Garlic 6-7 cloves
  • Oil 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves 5
  • Cummin seeds 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnishing
  1. Soak mixture of three lentils in warm water for at least 3 hrs (Tip* If in hurry, just mix three lentils in a bowl, grease your palms with oil and mix the lentils with greased palms, add hot water in that bowl and soak lentils for ½ hr)
  2. Rinse well with water for few times
  3. Pressure cook three lentils, with 3 cups of water, chopped tomato, finely chopped ginger and green chillies, add turmeric and salt and wait for 5 whistles of cooker.
  4. Let the pressure cooker cool, open the lid and whisk the dal.
  5. For tadka, heat the oil in a small frying pan, add crushed garlic, curry leaves and cumin seeds and wait till garlic turns golden brown. You can add a sliced onion too.
  6. Add this hot tadka to cooked dal and close the lid immediately, simmer it for 5 min on low flame
  7. Adjust to the consistency of dal
  8. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rotis or rice or Juar dodo or Chaawaran Jo dodo
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at http://sindhirasoi.com/2008/03/tidali-dal/