Spicy Indian Yellow Lentil Curry

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a pressure cooker, put the lentils, tomatoes and 4 cups of water with a pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Pressure cook until the lentils are tender.
  • Heat 1 tablespoons of oil in a pot.
  • Once its hot, add mustard and cumin seeds.
  • Allow to splutter.
  • Once they stop spluttering, add corriander seeds, asafoetida powder, curry leaves and green chillies.
  • Stir-fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add onions and stir-fry till they become golden brown in colour.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Open the pressure cooker.
  • Add this mixture to the cooked dal.
  • Stir well.
  • Add tamarind pulp and salt to taste.
  • Mix well and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Garnish with corriander leaves and serve hot over rice alongwith some plain yogurt on the side,or, with dosas and chutney.
  • Enjoy!
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