Toor dal kofta curry: Recipe

Ingredients :

 

1 cup toor dal

1 onion

1” ginger piece

2 green chillies

5 red chillies

1 tbsp dhania seeds

1 tsp oil

1 tbsp tamarind

A pinch of turmeric or haldi

1 tsp ghee

1tsp mustard seeds

A pinch of hing

Salt to taste

Garnish – coriander

 

Method:

 

Soak the toor dal in water for an hour. Grind with salt into a coarse paste. Finely chop onion, green chillies, ginger and mix this with toor dal paste. Steam this for ten mins in an idli maker by adding a spoonful. In a frying pan, fry red chillies, dhania seeds over slow fire, soak tamarind in water and cook with haldi till raw smell disappears. Add chilli and dhania powder and steamed toor balls to the tamarind pulp. Cook for five mins over slow heat. Melt ghee in a pan and add mustard seeds and let them pop. Add hing. Add this to tamarind pulp. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

 

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