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11/15/2018 Comments: Be the first! Posted by: Vaishali Patel In:

Gujarati Daal

For 4 People

1/2 cup Tuver daal (Split tuver daal you can find on amazon or at Indian stores)
11/2 cup water
4 medium tomatoes
1 tbsp minced ginger
1tsp turmeric
2 tsp laal marchoo(chili powder)
1tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 tbsp cane sugar (jaggery/gaud works as well)
1 tsp rai/mustard seeds
1 tsp methi/fenugreek seeds
1tsp Peanuts
2 tsp cooking oil of your choice
2 tsp chopped fresh cilantro for garnish

1 1/2 tsp adhaanaa no sambhaar (methiyo masalo)
Pressure cooker
Hand blender

Cook the daal, water with tomatoes and peanuts in a pressure cooker for 8-10 min. on medium heat.

Let it air out then blend it well with a hand blender.

Take a medium size pot and add oil, mustard seed and methi.
Once it browns and pops add the blended daal in it.

Add remaining ingredients and let it cook for 5 minutes on medium heat.

Taste and add salt, lemon juice or sugar if needed.

Turn the stove off and add cilantro for garnish.


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