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Tamatari Toovar Dal/Tomato with Pigeon Peas


  • How to make tamatari dal:
           Hi everyone,how are you all? I know that the tomato prices have risen high. Still I 
           made this dal as a lot of tomatoes were left & I had to go out of station. So, in  
           order to utilize the tomatoes I made this different dal variety. I hope you will
           like it & surely try it.






  • Ingredients:
          1. Tomatoes (4-5 no)
          2. Garlic cloves (5-6 no)
          3. Mustard seeds
          4. Cumin seeds
          5. Kasuri methi/Dry fenugreek leaves
          6. Red chilli powder
          7. Green chillies (1-2 no)
          8. Turmeric powder
          9. Tur/Toorvar dal (1 to 1&half small bowl)
         10. Curry leaves
         11. Salt to taste
         12. Oil (1 tblspn)
         13. Water



  • Preparation & Cooking:
          1. Clean the toovar dal,palce it in a pressure cooker.
          2. Wash & cut the tomatoes in medium pieces. Add to the cooker.
          3. Add chopped green chillies,1 tspn chilli powder & 1 tspn kasuri methi
              to the cooker.
          4. Add the curry leaves & turmeric powder.
          5. Add 1-2 cups of water. Pressure cook the dal for 2-3 whistles.
          6. Let the cooker come down to room temperature.
          7. Do not churn the dal.
          8. In a wok/broad vessel,heat oil, add the mustard & cumin seeds.
          9. Add the garlic & saute till brown in color. Add salt for taste.
         10. Add the cooked dal & mix well with all the ingredients.
         11. Give it a boil for 5-8 mins. Turn off the flame.
         12. The tamatari dal is ready.
         13. Serve with phulkas,rotis or steamed rice.


  • Serves: Two-Three.



    

            Cook this dal for your family members & enjoy it. Do share your views by posting 
            your comments.
       

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