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Wednesday, August 27, 2008



1 cup Yellow Lentils / Toor dal / Thogari bele

3/4 inch sized Ginger

2-3 Green Chillies

Pinch of Turmeric

1-2 tsp Lemon Juice

3-4 Coriander Leaves

Salt to taste

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

Big pinch of Asafetida powder/Hingu

2-3 Curry leaves

1 tsp Oil


Mash the ginger and cut the green chillies into two halves as shown in the picture below. Wash the yellow lentils 2-3 times in water and put it in a pressure cooker container. Add sufficient amount of water, salt, pinch of turmeric powder, mashed ginger, chopped green chillies and cook(3-4 whistles).

Once the pressure goes off, transfer this to a vessel, add sufficient amount of water, salt and bring them to boil. Add lemon juice, chopped coriander leaves and stir. Keep the Tove in low flame for about 2-3 mins.

Add mustard seeds and oil in a pan. Once it starts spluttering, add asafetida powder, keep it for few seconds, add curry leaves and then add it to Tove. Mix well before serving. It goes well with ghee, rice and papad or fried items like Drumstick chops, Baingan Fry, etc.

1 comment:

Deepika said...

Hi veni,

tried tove today n came out very well..we loved it.