Dal With Protein Chunks

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READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and soak dal for 3-4 hours.
  • Soak soyabean nuggets in plenty of water for 2-3 hours.
  • Drain off water and squeeze out water.
  • Re-soak in fresh water for half an hour.
  • Drain and then squeeze out excess water.
  • Now the nuggets are ready for cooking.
  • In the meantime, make a smooth paste of onion, tomato, garlic, green chillies and ginger.
  • Keep aside.
  • Drain the dal water and pour in 2 cups water.
  • Pressure cook till done.
  • Whisk while still hot to make a smooth puree.
  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil and add the prepared paste.
  • Fry on gentle heat till an aroma starts coming.
  • Add prepared soyabean nuggets and red chilli powder.
  • Mix well.
  • Add a cup of water and cook covered for 5 minutes.
  • Add puree of dal and cook on medium heat, stirring continuously, or 5 minutes.
  • Heat the remaining oil and add mustard seeds and dry chillies broken into two.
  • Fry till the chillies turn dark brown.
  • Pour on the hot dal.
  • Stir well.
  • Simmer for a few minutes and remove from heat.
  • Keep aside for atleast half an hour and then serve with lemon juice.
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