Fried Toor Dal
|Toor dal||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Red chillies||2 , broken into halves|
|Garlic||3 , crushed|
|Cumin seeds||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Onion||1⁄2 , julienned|
|Turmeric powder||2 Pinch|
Heat 3 tbs oil in a shallow pan. Add Toor Dal, 1/4rth tsp cumin seeds, green chillies, 1 crushed garlic pod & onions. Keep stirring the Dal until it turns brownish. Make sure you don't fry until it burns or turns dark brown.
Transfer fried Dal to a pressure cooker. Add 2 & half cups water, turmeric powder & pressure cook up to 4 whistles. Remove lid, smash toor dal with a spatula if needed.
For seasoning, heat 1 tbs oil in a pan. Add remaining 1/4rth tsp cumin seeds, 2 crushed garlic pods, dry red chillies & curry leaves.
Add this seasoning to Dal. Add salt as per taste.
Serve Hot with Jeera Rice / Rotis.