Green Masala Dal


1 cup toor dal,

1 big ripe tomato chopped,

1 very small finely chopped onion,

12 flakes of garlic,

1” piece of ginger,

1 green chili,

1 cup coriander leaves,

1 tsp cumin seeds,

1 tsp mustard seeds,

Few curry leaves,

Salt to taste,


Method –

Pressure cook toor dal till soft and mushy.

Grind together ginger, garlic, green chili and coriander leaves to a fine paste with little water.

Heat oil in a pan and crackle cumin seeds and mustard seeds.

Fry the green paste for approx 2 minutes.

Now add the tomatoes and continue frying till tomatoes become little soft.

Add salt and the cooked dal. Mix well and adjust water. Let it boil thoroughly.

Serve hot with rice.


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