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This is one of the simple versions of toor dal recipes. Very delicious to combine with hot steamed rice and ghee.
Toor dal 100 gms

Coriander seeds one spoon
Cuimin seeds one spoon
Shallots one cup
Red chillies four
Curry leaves one sprig
Salt to taste
Cold pressed groundnut oil one tablespoon
Pressure cook toor dal, one small spoon of turmeric powder and castor oil two drops and adequate water.
Cook with two whistles.
Set aside. Fry coriander seeds, red chillies, curry leaves, cumin seeds, curry leaves and shallots together until fine aroma emanated out .. Set aside to cool down. Drain the water from the cooked dal. Use the dal water for making rasam. Blend the fried ingredients with adequate water. Add toor dal and salt to taste. Grind altogether to get a coarse texture. Now the yummy toor dal thuvayal is ready to have with hot steamed rice and ghee.