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A Favorite North Indian Side Dish
Published On: 06 Jun 2014
English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
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Wash and soak the toovar dal for 2 hours in hot water. Drain and keep aside.
Combine the soaked toovar dal, spinach, grated ginger, green chillies, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 - 4 whistles.
For the tempering, heat oil in a pan. Add the bay leaves, cloves, whole red chillies, cumin seeds and asafoetida.
When the seeds crackle, pour the tempering over the cooked dal.
Mix well and simmer on a low flame for 15 - 20 minutes till the dal thickens and is according to the consistency required.
Serve hot with steamed rice.
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