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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 4

Description Edit

an indian recipe that is easy to make and can be consumed as a meal or a side dish with/without lots of greens on the side

Ingredients Edit

  • 1/2 cup urad dal(whole black lentils) 1 tbsp rajma(kidney beans,1 cup lowfat milk, 1/2 tsp jeera(cumin seeds),1/2 cup finely chopped onions, 1 tsp ginger-garlic(adrak-lehsun)paste, 1 tsp red chilli powder,
  • 1/4 tsp haldi (turmeric)powder, 3/4 cup fresh tomatoe pulp,
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander(cilantro)

Directions Edit

Method 1.Clean, wash and soak the whole urad and rajma overnight. Drain and keep aside.

2.Combine the dals, and salt with 2 cups of water and pressure cook till the dals are overcooked. Whisk well till the dal is almost mashed.

3.Add the milk and 1 cup of water and simmer for 10 minutes while stirring occasionally.

4.Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the onions turn golden brown.

5.Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and tomato

6.Pulp with ¼ cup of water and sauté for 5 to 7 minutes.

7.Add this to the dal mixture and simmer for 10 to 12 minutes till the

8.Dal is thick and creamy.

9.Serve hot, garnished with the coriander.

Serve with rice,Roti, Naan or plain hard toast.

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