Chana Dal Soup
|Channa dal||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Onion||1 , chopped|
|Tamarind water||1 Teaspoon|
|Koftas/Pieces of fried bread||4|
|Turmeric powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
Soak the channa dhal in water for an hour.
Into eight cups of boiling water, put the channa dhal and onion.
Cook on a moderate fire for about an hour till the dhal becomes quite soft.
Then mash and rub it through a sieve.
Add butter, salt, turmeric powder and curry leaves to the strained dhal.
Boil for five minutes and then add tamarind.
Simmer for a few more minutes.
When serving, add two koftas in each bowl.
This soup serves two persons.