Recipes - Toor Dal ( Sar )


½ cup toor Dal
2 onions
2 tomatoes
5-6 flakes garlic
1” ginger
1 potato
3 green chillies
2-3 cloves
1 small piece cinnamon
2 tbsp. coconut milk powder or ¼ cup coconut milk.
2 tbsp. chopped coriander leaves
1 Chicken or Vegetable cube
Salt as per taste

For Seasoning:

2 tbsp oil
¼  tsp. mustard
1/4 tsp. jeera
Few curry leaves
¼ tsp chilli or bafat powder.
3 flakes crushed garlic
1 short red chilly


Clean and wash Dal.  Chop onions, tomatoes, potato, garlic , ginger & green chillies. Cook Dal in 3 to 4 cups of water , when half done add all the cut masala along with potato, cloves, cinnamon, cube and salt as per taste.  Cook till the dal and potato is soft. Adjust the consistency according to your requirement.  Now add coconut milk and boil on slow fire for 2 minutes and set aside.

Heat  2 tbsp. oil, splutter mustard & jeera, then add  crushed garlic,curry leaves, red chilly  & fry  till brown.  Add chilli/ bafat powder. Fry for half a minute.  Pour this over the cooked dal.  Keep covered.   Serve hot  garnishing with coriander leaves.

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