Simple Dal

This is my friends recipe and everybody in my family loves it. This dal goes well with plain rice. The clarified butter (ghee) and garlic gives a mild taste to the dal without overpowering it. Whenever you are in mood of eating simple homemade comfy food, this is the perfect dish for the occasion.

Ingredients:

Simple Dal

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 3 People

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 Cup Tur Dal (split pigeon peas)
  • 6-7 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Tsp Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4th Tsp Asafoetida
  • Salt

Instructions
 

  • Wash and soak the tur dal (split pigeon peas) in water (1 cup) for 1 hour. 
  • Add turmeric powder and asafoetida and 1/2 tsp salt and cook it in a pressure cooker with 3-4 whistles.
  • Peel and crush the garlic cloves.
  • In a pot heat clarified butter (ghee). Add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds starts to sputter add crushed garlic and mix it.
  • Add the cooked dal, sugar and salt and let it boil for 5 minutes on medium heat.

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