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Khatti Dal


1 cup toor dal/ lentils
2 tomatoes medium size
5 green chillies
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
Salt to taste
6-7 curry leaves
2 tablespoon tamarind pulp
2tablespoon oil for frying
2 tablespoon green coriander chopped


Pressure cook the toor dal alongwith the tomatoes, finely chopped green chillies, salt and a little turmeric/ haldi powder, with about 5-6 cups of water.

Transfer the above to a pan kadai and add tamarind pulp and cook for 5 mins.

In another mini pan for tadka/ tempering, add oil, to this add the mustard seeds , cumin seeds, garlic, curry leaves and fry till garlic turns light brown (mustard seeds will splutter).

Pour the tadka over the dal.

Garnish with coriander leaves and curry leaves.

Serve hot with rice.