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Lasan (Lahsuun) Dal

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 118mlYellow moong dal
1/4 cup 59mlMasoor dal
1/4 cup 59mlToor dal
3   Flakes garlic crushed - (3 to 4)
1   Ginger crushed or grated
4   Green chillies finely chopped
1   Curry leaves
1 tablespoon 15mlCoriander finely chopped
2   Onions cut into rings or very thin strips
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlTurmeric powder
2   Asafoetida
  Salt to taste
3 tablespoons 45mlGhee
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin & mustard seeds

Recipe Instructions

Wash dals together. Drain water.

Heat the ghee in a saucepan and fry the onion till dark brown and crisp.

Drain out with a spoon.

Remove 2 teaspoons. ghee from the saucepan and keep aside. Add ginger

and garlic to the rest.

Fry for a minute, add dals and stir for 2-3 minutes.

Add 3-3 1/2 cups water. Transfer to a cooker container.

Add the turmeric to the dal, and pressure cook till done. (approx.3


Cool cooker and remove the dal. Stir gently.

Transfer to serving dish, add chopped coriander and fried onions.

Reheat the ghee kept aside, add seeds, asafoetida, and curry leaves.

Pour over dal while spluttering. Stir gently.

Serve hot with steamed rice or parathas.

Making time: 25 minutes (excluding cooker time)

Makes: 4 servings

Shelflife: Best piping hot and fresh

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