A delicious and simple punjabi dish with creamy texture.
Serves : 4
- 4 – 5 tomatoes ( pureed)
- half cup black dal (whole udad dal ) soaked in water overnight
- 2-3 tsp ginger garlic paste ( 1″ ginger and 6-7 cloves of garlic )
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- red chilly powder
- salt to taste
- garam masala
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 2 tbs cream
- 1tbs ghee / oil / butter
- coriander leaves ( for garnishing )
Pressure cook the dal. Add a piece of ginger and cloves of garlic along with dal.Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds to it. Add ginger garlic paste and saute. Cook for 1 min and add tomato puree. Let this boil for another 4 – 5 mins. Add the cooked dal and season it with salt , red chilly powder , garam masala ( I used kitchen king) . Let it simmer for another 5 – 10 mins . The longer you cook , your dal will taste more flavourful . Add cream and cook for 2 more mins. Garnish with a tsp of cream and coriander leaves. Serve hot with kulcha , paratha or jeera rice.