Parsi Dal Recipe

Parsi Dal 


1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal)

a pinch of Turmeric Powder (Haldi)

2 chopped Green Chilli (Hari mirch)

2 flakes chopped Garlic (Lasan / Lahsun)

2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)

Salt to taste

1 tblsp chopped Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta)

1 tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)

How to make parsi dal:

Cook the dal with the turmeric powder and sufficient water in a pressure cooker.

Cook till the dal is cooked.

Remove from the flame.

Mash the dal with a wooden spoon. keep aside in a pan.

Heat the ghee in a pan.

Add the garlic,salt, green chillies and the cumin seeds.

Fry for a minute over a low flame and pour over the dal.

Return the dal to a low flame.

Add a little water if required(the dal should have the consistency of sambhar) and cook for 2 minutes. remove from the flame.

Serve hot garnished with the corriander leaves.

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