tur daal – 1 cup
oil – 2 tblsp
onion – 1
ginger paste – 1/2 tsp
garlic paste – 1 tsp
tomato(diced or crushed) – 3 tblsp
tamarind – 6-8 pieces (not paste)
red chilli powder – 1 tsp
turmeric – 1/2 tsp
mustard seeds – 1 tsp
jeera seeds – 1 tsp
salt to taste
Wash tur daal and boil it. Smash it.
In a kadai, put oil. Add curry leaves, mustard seeds and jeera seeds. Fry for a minute
Add onion and fry till slightly brown. Add ginger and garlic paste. Fry for a minute.
Then add the tomatoes (paste or diced). Cook it till the oil separates.
Add tamarind (not paste) in it. Add turmeric powder and red chilli powder.
Cook it for 4 to 5 mins. Add the smashed tur daal. Add water as per the thickness required.
Add saltto taste. Garnish with coriander leaves.