Special Dal
Author: Alka
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Spicy tadka dal made with yellow moong dal (lentils)
  • Moong dal (yellow split dal) ½ cup
  • Onion 1
  • Tomato 1
  • Green chillies 1-2
  • Oil 1-2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder ¼ tsp
  • Garam masala powder ¼ tsp
  • Jeera powder less than ¼ tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Curry leaves and cumin seeds for tempering(optional)
  1. Wash and soak moong dal for 20 minutes
  2. Now take some oil in a pan, add chopped onions and saute them till light brown in colour
  3. Add chopped tomatoes, green chillies and all dry masalas.Fry it for some more time
  4. Add soaked dal ,salt and water and let it boil for few minutes
  5. Cover it and let it simmer  for few more minutes until cooked
  6. Now whisk it with manual whisker and adjust the consistency of dal
  7. It taste good without tempering, but if preferred, you can temper it with curry leaves and cumin seeds (just take 1 tspn of oil, add curry leaves and cumin seeds and heat it, till cumin seeds turn brown in colour.Add it while still hot into boiling dal and simmer it for few minutes)
  8. Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve with white rice, pulav or roti
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at https://sindhirasoi.com/2008/05/special-dhal/