Mixed Dal

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup Tur dal
  • ½ cup mung dal
  • ½ cup masoor dal
  • 3 tbsp channa dal
  • 7 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ¾ tsp cumin seeds
  • 5 slit green chillies
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 ½ medium chopped onion
  • 2 medium chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tsp hing (asafetida)
  • 1 or 2 sprigs curry leaves (handful)
  • 1 tsp crushed ginger (Optional)
  • 1 tsp crushed garlic (Optional)

Direction to cook:

  • Wash all the dals and keep it aside
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds and let it splutter
  • Now add cumin seed and stir the mix. Immediately add chopped onions so that the cumin seeds and mustard seeds does not get burnt. Stir the mixture again.
  • Now you can add green chillies and let it fry for a minute
  • Now add crushed garlic and ginger and let it fry for a minute after stirring
  • Add asafetida, curry leaves and turmeric powder and stir the mixture,
  • After a minutes add tomatoes and stir again
  • Once the tomatoes have melted, add the washed dal and stir the mixture
  • Add enough water that it is slightly above the dal mixture in the pan
  • Pressure cook till the dal is soft as per your desire
  • I like my dal to be super soft and so I allow upto 4 whistles in the cooker. Also every cooker is different so you can give around 3 whistles first and after removing the pressure you can check to see if it has reached your desired consistency. If not, allow it to pressure cook for another 2 whistles.
  • Your mixed dal is now ready

Enjoy with rice or flat bread or naan.

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