Basic Toovar Dal or Arhar Dal

MAKE IT SHINE! ADD YOUR PHOTO
READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
Advertisement

DIRECTIONS

  • Pick over the hulled and split pigeon peas from Recipe #483388 #483388. Wash in several changes of water, and drain.
  • Put the split peas and 4 cups of water in a heavy-bottomed pan and bring to a boil. Watch carefully to prevent the contents of the pot from boiling over. Skim off the froth that rises to the top.
  • Add the turmeric and stir once. Cover partially, turn the heat down to low, and cook very gently for 1 hour, or until the beans are tender. (Older beans may take up to 1 1/2 hours.
  • Add the salt and stir to mix.
Advertisement