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Toovar/Arhar Daal (Micro)

Recipe By : Niru Gupta
Type: Microwave Serving: 4-6


  • Toover Daal / Arhar (Yellow Lentils) 1 cup (180 g)
  • Haldi (Turmeric)   tsp
  • Salt 2 tsp or to taste
  • Sugar 1 tsp or to taste
  • Oil 2 tbsp (30g)
  • Sarson (Mustard) seeds 1 tsp
  • Sabut Lal Mirch 2, broken into halves
  • Kadhi Patta (Curry leaves) 8-9
  • Ginger, sliced thin 1 tbsp
  • Garlic, chopped fine 1 tsp
  • Dhania (Coriander) powder 2 tsp
  • Amchur (Dried Mango Powder) 2 tsp or to taste
  • Hara Dhania (Coriander leaves ) for garnish


  • Pick and wash the daal till the water runs clear, and soak in 2 cups of hot water for an hour.
  • Add haldi, salt and sugar and cook, covered at HI for 5 minutes. Stir and cook, covered at 70% for 10 minutes.

  • Mash the daal into a puree or blend in a blender and mix in the dhania powder and amchur.

  • In another dish, place the oil and cook at HI for 1 minute. Mix in the sarson, sabut lal mirch and kadhi patta. Cook, covered at HI for 2 minutes, stirring once. Add the ginger and garlic and cook covered at HI for 1 minute, stirring once.

  • Now mix in the daal mixture and 2 cups of boiling water, and cook, covered at 30% for 10 minutes, stirring once. Continue to cook some more, at 30% for 5 minutes and serve garnished with the hara dhania.


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