Authentic Andhra Tasty Tomato DAL

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Tomato Dal or Tomato Pappu or Tomato Bele is a tasty and simple delicious Dal prepared in mostly each and every south Indian homes every day. Boiled and mashed dals cooked with some tangy tomatoes. This recipe is very simple to prepare and it tastes wonderful.

Authentic Andhra Tasty Tomato DAL
Ingredients for Tasty Tomato DAL:


Toor Dal: 1/2 cup
Moong Dal : 1/2 cup
Tomatoes : 1 cup chopped
Ghee : 2 tbsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1/2 tsp
Dried Red Chillies : 4
Garlic cloves : 3 to 4 sliced thinly
Hing : 1 pinch
Curry Leaves : 1 string
Red Chilli Powder: 1 tsp or as per taste
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste


To prepare Tasty Tomato DAL:

1. Pressure cook the rinsed toor dal and moong dal till they become mashy. approximately 4 to 5 vishal.
2. Heat ghee in a pan add red chillys, mustered seeds, cumin seeds, sliced garlic cloves, curry leaves add tomatoes saute for a while then add chilly powder, turmeric powder, hing, salt and cook for 3 min, pour the cooked dales and cook for some time.
3. Switch off the flame and serve hot with steamed rice / Idli  / chapati / roti.


Tips / Notes:


  • U can add  fennel seeds instead of garlic cloves for to get fennel flavored dal.
  • U can add Channa dal and Toor Dal 1/4 cup each instead of adding Toor Dal 1/2 cup


Health Benifits :


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