This is a malvani version of Dal,tastes yummy with steam rice, fried fish is the best accompaniment.This is my Dad’s favourite.He was a typical malvani,loved coconut in everything (vegetables,dals…..)I have grown up eating this,my mom makes it the best.
1 Cup tur dal (Soaked in two cups of water for 2 hours).
1 Small onion chopped.
1 Small tomato.
2-3 Green chillies.
1 tbsp oil.
1 tsp mustard seeds.
1 tsp jeera.
1/2 tsp asafoetida.
5-6 Curry leaves.
1/2 tsp turmeric powder.
2 tbsp chopped corriander leaves.
2 tbsp Coconut Paste(Grind togeher 2 tbsp grated coconut+8 black peppers+1/2 onion,with 2 tbsp water)
Salt to taste.
Add chopped onion,tomato and green chillies to washed and soaked dal.
Pressure cook in cooker upto 3-4 whistles.
Heat oil in a pan.Add mustard seeds,jeera,asafoetida,curry leaves and turmeric powder.
Add cooked dal and salt.
Let it come to boil.
Add chopped corriander leaves and let it simmer for 2 minutes.
Add coconut paste.Simmer for a minute.
Serve hot with steam rice.
Happy Cooking !!!