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  Tur dal/Masoor dal 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 2 , chopped
  Peppercorns 10
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Tamarind juice To Taste
  Dry chilies 4
  Garlic pod 1
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Curry leaves 2 (Mitha Neem)

Cook dal in boiling water or in pressure cooker.
Add turmeric, salt, tamarind juice, and tomatoes.
Cook on medium fire for 15 minutes.
Add more warm water, if necessary.
The dal should be a thin liquid.
Add ground masala.
Simmer for five minutes.
Heat oil and fry mustard seeds.
When they stop popping, add onion.
Cook till onion is tender.
Add neem leaves and asafoetida and pour the mixture on dal.
Stir immediately.
Pass the dal through a sieve if it is desired to serve it as a soup.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 843 Calories from Fat 181

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.9%

Saturated Fat 2.9 g14.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 64.1 mg2.7%

Total Carbohydrates 133 g44.4%

Dietary Fiber 32.7 g130.8%

Sugars 16.2 g

Protein 40 g80.1%

Vitamin A 85.6% Vitamin C 77.9%

Calcium 33.5% Iron 84.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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