Osaman (Gujarati Dal)

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Dilute the tamarind pulp in a bowl with 4 tbsps.
  • of water, making sure that there are no lumps and keep aside.
  • Wash the lentils.
  • Bring the lentils to a boil in 2 cups of water.
  • Allow to simmer until nearly done.
  • Add turmeric powder, tamarind water, green chillies, jaggery, peanuts and salt.
  • Simmer until dal is cooked.
  • Heat oil in a small pan.
  • Add mustard seeds.
  • Allow to crackle.
  • Add cumin seeds, hing, fenugreek seeds and curry leaves.
  • Remove from flame after a minute.
  • Pour the oil and spices into the lentils.
  • Serve hot garnished with corriander leaves.
  • This is best served with hot steamed white Basmati rice.
  • It makes a great afternoon lunch that is easily digestible, hearty in character and tasty too!
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