A. ½ cup of yellow margh dhal 2 tomatoes cubed 1 teaspoon whole jeera seeds
B. 1 tablespoon oil 1 teaspoon garlic 1 /2 teaspoon ginger ½ teaspoon green chili masala 1 teaspoon dhana powder ¼ teaspoon haldi ½ teaspoon chilli powder Salt to taste
C . 3 tablespoon ghee (Clarified butter) / butter 2 cloves garlic very thin slices Handful curry leaves 1 teaspoon Jeeru (Cumin) seeds 2 fresh green chillies slit in middle
In a pressure cooker add the dhal with the tomatoes and jeera seeds with some water , close the lid and allow to boil for atleast 3 whistles . ( if you don't have a pressure cooker boil the dhal with the tomatoes and jeera seeds until dhal is soft , the. Use. Whisk and whisk it )
In a separate pot add the oil and everything else from B and braise until you can smell spices , do not burn , now add the cooked dhal mix everything together and lower the heat and allow to cook .
Just before serving in a small pot or saucepan add all the ingredients from C Into the heated ghee (Clarified butter) and allow to braise until jeera seeds are brown , now pour this over the dhal and stir well .
Serve with roti or rice .
INFO & TIPS
Serve with pappar and achaar .
Recipe from my mum :-)