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Spring Onion Dal

Spring Onion Dal

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6
Author Puja

Ingredients

  • Toovar Dal/ Tuvar Dal - 1/2 cup
  • Masoor Dal - 1/2 cup
  • Spring Onion - 4-6 finely chopped
  • Onion - 2 finely chopped
  • Tomato - 2 finely chopped
  • Green chilli - 2-3 finely chopped
  • Chicken masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder - 1/2 tsp or as per the taste
  • Ginger - 1 inch crushed
  • Garlic - 2-3 cloves crushed
  • Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt - as per the taste
  • Oil - 1/2 tbsp

Instructions

  1. Wash and clean the dal .
  2. Put it in a pressure cooker along with turmeric powder, salt and water.
  3. Cook for 2 whistles and turn off the flame.
  4. Do not open the lid, wait until pressure is released.
  5. In the meanwhile heat oil in a pan and mustard seeds and let it splutter.
  6. Once it starts spluttering add crushed ginger-garlic and fry until the raw smell goes off.
  7. Now add chopped onion and fry until golden brown on a high flame.
  8. Now slow down the flame to medium, add chopped tomatoes.Stir well.
  9. Cook until the tomatoes gets mashed.
  10. Now add garam masala powder and chicken masala powder and mix well.
  11. Fry until the raw smell of masala goes off.
  12. Add the chopped spring onion and fry for few seconds. (Do not overcook the spring onion)
  13. Now add the cooked dal to it and mix well.
  14. You can heat water and add to this dal as per the required consistency.
  15. Check the salt and add if it is needed.
  16. Let it boil.
  17. Once the dal gets boiled turn off the flame.
  18. Serve hot along with plain rice or roti/chappati.