Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal

Andhra style tomato dal where pigeon pea lentils are cooked with tomatoes and other spices-herbs. This is slightly tangy and a flavorful too. This dal mixed with ghee and rice with Mango Avakai is a dearly loved combination and an integral part of everyday Andhra vegetarian food culture.

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Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal

Andhra style tomato dal where pigeon pea lentils are cooked with tomatoes and other spices-herbs. This is slightly tangy and a flavorful too. This dal mixed with ghee and rice with Mango Avakai is a dearly loved combination and an integral part of everyday Andhra vegetarian food culture.

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 26 Jun 2016

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15 Minutes
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Step 1 Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal Recipe

Step 1

Boil the dal with sufficient water in a pressure cooker for 4-5 whistles.

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Step 2 Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal Recipe

Step 2

Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, minced ginger, curry leaves and dried red chili.

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Step 3 Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal Recipe

Step 3

Once the curry leaves are dry and crisp, add asafetida/hing.

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Step 4 Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal Recipe

Step 4

Add in the onions and salt, cook until soft and translucent. Once the onions are cooked, add tomato puree, turmeric, chili powder, jaggery and salt and mix well.

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Step 5 Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal Recipe

Step 5

Cover the pan with a lid and let it simmer in low flame for 20 minutes till the oil separates from the masala.

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Step 6 Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal Recipe

Step 6

Now add the boiled dal and simmer for a few minutes.

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Step 7 Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal Recipe

Step 7

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Step 8

Serve Andhra Style Tangy Tomato Dal with steamed rice.

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