Monday, November 9, 2009

Tomato Masur Dal

Masoor Dal / Dried Red Lentils - 1 cup
Tomato - 1 big
Turmeric - a pinch
Oil - 1 tbsp
Onion - 1 small, chopped
Green Chilies - 2
Curry leaves - 5
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cilantro - a handful, chopped

Boil the masoor dal in a cooker with chopped tomato, salt, pinch of turmeric and water. Mash the tomato a little once the dal is cooked.

Now heat oil in a pan. Temper with mustard seeds. Then add the slit green chillies, curry leaves and the chopped onion. Fry the onion till they are caramelised.

Add the boiled dal in the pan. Add a little water if required. Adjust the salt. Boil for a few minutes till it reaches desired consistency. Sprinkle chopped cilantro and serve hot.

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