Tomato Tovve


A simple and a comforting dal from Karnataka.
INGREDIENTS
Toor dal
1/2 cup
Garlic
2 cloves
Red chilli powder
2tsp
Jaggery
1/2 tsp

To be roasted and ground
Jeera
1tsp
Mustard
1tsp
Fenugreek seeds
1/2tsp
Coriander seeds
3tsp

SEASONING
Oil
2tsp
Mustard seeds
1tsp

Cook toordal with enough water a nd pinch of oil and a drop of oil in a cooker till soft
Cut tomatoes and garlic into small pieces
Heat oil in a pan and when sufficiently hot add mustard seeds, when it splutters add the cut garlic and saute for a few minutes till a good aroma comes out
Now add the cut tomatoes, salt and saute till the tomatoes become soft
Now add the ground powder, red chilli powder, tamarind juice and jaggery and mix well. Continue to cook in low flame

Now add the cooked dal , mix everything and bring it to a boil. Switch off and serve with rice

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