Split red gram (also called Tuvar Dal in
India) is cooked this way in Gujarat for health and nutrition.
4 Cooking time (approx.): 32 minutes Style: Indian Vegetarian (Gujarati)
split red gram (tuvar dal) 1 tomato(es) chopped finely 2 tablespoon(s) oil 1 teaspoon(s) each of mustard and cumin
seeds 1 tablespoon(s) finely chopped ginger 2 green chilli(es) slit 4 cups water 4 curry leaves ½ teaspoon(s) each of asafoetida and
turmeric powder a squeeze of lemon, jaggery and salt to
the split red gram in water for
about an hour. Add turmeric powder,
salt and a drop of oil to the gram
along with the water in which it was
soaked. Now, heat on medium level
till it comes to a boil and then on
low level for about 20 minutes or
till the gram is fully cooked.
oil in a pan till it is hot and drop
in the mustard seeds followed by the
cumin seeds and then asafoetida. Fry
on medium level for about 2
minute(s) till the seeds splutter.
Add this to the cooked red gram and
let it come to a simmer.
the rest of the ingredients and
simmer for about 10 minutes.
with: Green Peas Rice (Matar Pulav),
white rice or Indian bread (Roti).