Black Urad Dal recipe

Ingredients

  • 250 g Whole Black Urad Dal (Black Lentils)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 5 Tomatoes, chopped fine
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 1/2 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • Ingredients B:
  • 1 1/2 cups Cream
  • 1/2 cup Coriander Leaves, chopped
  • 6 Green Chillies
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 5 Red Chillies
  • 1 tbsp Ghee (clarified butter) or Butter

Cooking Instructions

Wash the lentils. Do not soak. Put the lentils and Ingredients A in a stock pot with enough water to cover plus a little more.

Cook until the lentils are tender, about 30 minutes. Add Ingredients B. Cook for a further 35 minutes or until lentils are completely cooked.

Heat ghee in a small frying pan. Fry onions, cumin seeds and red chillies. Pour over prepared dal. Serve hot with naan/ rotis.
  

28 Feb 2011     6691 views     NON-Vegetarian       Pulses > Chickpeas

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