Thursday, October 10, 2013

Toor Dal With Raw Papaya (Bhanda Harada Dali)


Ingredients:
1/2 Cup Toor Dal
1 Tomato cut into cubes
1 Cup Papaya Cubes
1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
1 Tsp Panch Phutan
2 Whole Red chilly
1/2 Tsp Cumin Powder
Oil for tempering 
Salt to taste
Water as needed

Preparation:
In a pressure cook add water, dal, papaya, tomato, salt and turmeric, then pressure cook for 3 whistles.
In a pan, heat oil on medium heat.
Once the oil is hot add the Panch phutan and allow them to splutter.Add red chilly and fry for 30 seconds, here you can add onion also and cook till the onions gets translucentLower the flame and add cooked dal from the pressure cooker to the pan, add cumin powder. Increase the flame once again and allow the dal to come to a boil.
Serve hot with rice, chapati.