Dal Tadka

Hi
For the third day of Restaurant Menu we move from
starter to main course. This is another flavourful dal, simple and very delicious.
INGREDIENTS
Tuvar
dal
1/4 cup
Masoor
dal
1/4 cup
Onion
1
Tomato
1
Green
chillies
2
Cinnamon
1/2 inch
Cloves
2
Ginger
garlic paste
1tsp
Coriander
powder
1tsp
Cumin
powder
1/2tsp
Garam
masala
1tsp
Turmeric
powder
1/4tsp
Chilli
powder
1/2tsp
Kasuri
Methi
1tbsp
Curry
leaves
few
Coriander
1tbsp
Butter
1tbsp
Cumin
seeds
1/2tsp
Fresh
cream
1 Tbsp
PREPARATION
Cut the onion , tomato and green chillies finely
Heat butter in a cooker, add cumin seeds. When it
starts to sizzle , add cinnamon and cloves and saute for 1 minute
Now add the chopped onion and saute till it  becomes transparent and then add the ginger
garlic paste and then the cut tomatoes and chillies and saute till the tomato
becomes a little soft
Now add the the turmeric powder,chilli powder,
coriander powder,cumin powder and garam masala
Now put the 2 dals into this, mix well. Add 2cups of
water, close the lid, put the weight on and 
cooker uupto 4 whistles
Now the pressure is released, open the cooker
carefully, add salt, cooker on slow fire and mash till everything comes
together .
Add cream , mix well and now add the kasuri methi.
Switch off the fire

Serve warm with roti!! 

Veena

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