February 27, 2008

Simple toor dal saaru

1/4 cup toor dal
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds powder
1 pinch of asafetida
1 tsp saarin pudi
1/4 tsp red chilli powder
1 tomato
1 tbsp oil
Tamarind and jaggery 1:1 ratio
1 cup water
1 tbsp coriander leaves.

1.cook toor dal along with tomato in a cooker.Remove the tomato skin after its cooked.
2.heat oil in a pan, add all tempering items one by one.
3.add dal and water to it.let it boil.
4.add red chilli powder, saarin pudi ,Tamarind and jaggery and boil for few more mins.
5.add chopped coriander leaves in the end

serve with rice.