Tasty Toor Daal

Tasty Toor Daal


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About this recipe: This is one of my favourite daals! I don't make it too often as my family prefers moong daal over this daal. Whenever I come back from vacation this is the daal I crave for!

SavitaJ Pennsylvania, United States

Serves: 4 

  • 1 cup toor daal
  • 1 tomatoe finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 tsp heeng
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 3 sprigs coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp methi seeds
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 inch ginger minced
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Extra time:30min soaking  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Soak the daal for 30 mins. Then place it in a pressure cooker with salt and turmeric powder and let it cook for 15 mins(2 whistles).
  2. While the daal is boiling, saute onions,tomatoes,ginger,garlic,red chilli powder, heeng and methi seeds for 5 mins.
  3. Add the above mixture to boiled daal , add lemon juice and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serving suggestion

Serve with rice or have it as a soup! You can add peas and carrots to the daal and have it as a lentil soup!

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