Ingredients :1/2 cup toor daal
1-2 tea spns sarina pudi
1-2 tea spns jaggery
1/4 tea spn tamarind extract or 2-3 pieces of tamarind
A pinch asafoetida
A pinch turmeric
2-3 green chilies (optional)
2-3 strands coriander leaves
2-3 curry leaves
1/2 tea spn mustard seeds
1 red chili
Salt to taste
Cooking Instructions :
Cook daal with turmeric.
Take out the juice of tamarind (or dilute tamarind extract) in 1 cup water.
Add jaggery, green chilies(if using) and cook till jaggery melts completely.
Add daal, sarina pudi, salt, chopped coriander, curry leaves and cook for another 3-4 mins.
Heat oil and add mustard seeds.
When they start popping, add asafoetida, red chilies cut into 2-3 pieces.
Add this seasoning to the daal and mix well.
Serve hot with rice.