Teekhi Meethi Dal


1 Cup tur dal (Soaked in two cups of water for 2 hours).

1 Small tomato.

1/2 tbsp oil.

1/2 tbsp ghee.

1 tsp mustard seeds.

1 tsp jeera.

1/2 tsp methi(mustard seeds)

1/2 tsp asafoetida.

5-6 cloves of garlic(chopped)

5-6 Curry leaves.

2 dried red chillies.

1/2 tsp turmeric powder.

2 tsp chilli powder.

1 tsp dnana/jeera powder(corriander seeds/cumin seeds powder)

1 tsp tamarind pulp.

2 tsp jaggery(chopped)

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.


Pressure cook soaked dal in cooker upto 3-4 whistles.

Heat oil in a pan.Add ghee.Add mustard seeds,jeera,methi seeds,asafoetida,chopped garlic,curry leaves ,red chillies,turmeric powder,dhana-jeera powder,chilli powder and chopped tomatoes.Saute for a minute.

Add cooked dal and salt.

Let it come to boil.

Add chopped jaggery and tamatind pulp.Mix well.

Add chopped corriander leaves and let it simmer for 2 minutes.

Add coconut paste.Simmer for some time.

Serve hot with steam rice.

Happy Cooking !!!


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