Nimbe Tavve | Lemon Dal

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Time to Prepare : 30 Min | Serves : 4

Ingredients:

  1. Toor Dal : 1 Cup
  2. Lemon : 1 (big sized)
  3. Green chillies : 4
  4. Cooking oil : 1.5 table spoon
  5. Mustard seeds : for Oggarne (Tadka)
  6. Jeera(Cumin seeds) : for Oggarne (Tadka)
  7. Turmeric powder : 1/4 table spoon
  8. Coriander leaves : 2 table spoon (chopped)
  9. Salt : for taste
  10. Red Chillies : 2

Preparation Method:

Main Dish

Step 1 : Take dal in a bowl , clean and rinse it a couple of times.
Step 2 : Add the rinsed dal into pressure cooker and add 2 glasses of water, chopped green chillies and turmeric to it.
Step 3 : Pressure cook it for 2 – 3 whistles for approximately 10 – 15 minutes (Until it gets a paste-like consistency)
Step 4: Now take the mixture in a heating pan, add salt and finely chopped coriander leaves. Cook for 2-3 min.
Step 5: Turn-off stove and add lemon juice and stir well.

Tadka

In a small pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds and let mustard seeds crackle. Then add 2 red chillis, Jeera and Tadka is Ready! Pour it on Lemon Dal and Serve Hot!

Serving Tips: Serve with ghee and hot rice. 

 

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Tomato Tavve

Too busy to go shop for vegetables? All you are left with is a bag of tomatoes? not to worry, this easy to cook and yummy recipe comes handy. A typical Karnataka Dal recipe which can be served with any kind of Roti or Rice.

Time to Cook : 30min || Serves : 5

Ingredients:

  1. Togiri Bele (Toor Dal) – 1 Cup
  2. Tomato – 2 medium sized
  3. Tamrind pulp – 2 Table spoon
  4. Red Chilli Powder – 2 Table Spoon
  5. Turmeric Powder – 1/2 Table spoon
  6. Cooking oil – 2 Table spoon
  7. Spices for Oggarne ( Tadka)
  8. Asafoetida (Hing) – A pinch
  9. Salt – As per taste
  10. Menthi seeds – 1 table spoon

Preparation Method:

Main Dish

Step 1 : Take dal in a bowl , clean and rinse it a couple of times.
Step 2 : Add the rinsed dal into pressure cooker and add 2 glasses of water, sliced tomatoes, methi seeds and turmeric to it.
Step 3 : Pressure cook it for 2 – 3 whistles for approximately 10 – 15 minutes (Until it gets a paste-like consistency)
Step 4: Now take the mixture in a heating pan, add red chilli powder, salt and tamrind pulp.
Step 5: Take a spoon and lightly mash the dal mixture and cook it until it becomes a soft paste.

Tadka

In a small pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds and let mustard seeds crackle. Then add 2 red chillis, Hing and Tadka is Ready! Pour it on Tomato Dal and Serve Hot!

Serving Tips: Serve with ghee and hot rice. If rice is cold and you are too bored to heat it, serve this with a spoon of ground nut oil for a completely different taste!!