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Khatti Tur Dal

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Split Red Gram – 1 cup
Water – 3 cups
Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste

Grind to a Paste:
Ginger – 1 one inch piece
Garlic – 5, cloves
Black Peppercorns – 8
Cinnamon – 1 one inch stick
Coriander Seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
Green Chillies – 4, slit
Ghee – 2 tbsp
Asafoetida – 1 grain
Sugar – 1 tsp
Tomatoes – 2, blanched, seeds removed
Juice of Lemon – 1
Green Coriander – 1 bunch, chopped

1. Boil the split red gram in water with turmeric powder and salt for 25 minutes or till a thick soup like consistency is obtained.
2. Grind the ingredients mentioned to a fine paste.
3. Heat the ghee in a pan.
4. Add the asafoetida, sugar/jaggery, and tomatoes.
5. Saute for 2 minutes.
6. Add the paste and stir fry for 5 minutes on low heat.
7. Add the red gram and cook till thick.
8. Mix in the lemon juice.
9. Serve garnished with green coriander.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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