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Tamatar Ki Dal

Tomato is another all time favorite vegetable. Simple dals like the old-time Tamatar Dal always reminds of home, my childhood and comforts a vexed being. Its tangy, its spicy, it just on a whole new level. Mine doesn’t come out like that, never. But it does taste good too. I think may be interesting for you.

Tomato is low in Sodium, and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Potassium and Manganese. Tomatoes are also likely to rise further and further toward the top of the list as heart healthy foods. Bone health is another area of growing interest in tomato research. Interestingly, the connection of tomato intake to bone health involves the rich supply of antioxidant in tomatoes. Tomatoes have repeatedly been show to provide us with anti-cancer benefits.

Only the bad thing is a large portion of the calories in this vegetable come from sugars.

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup Musur Dal
  • 1 big Tomato (chopped)
  • ½ tsp Black Mustard Seeds
  • 1-2 Dry Chillies
  • 1 Bay Leave
  • Pinch of Turmeric pd
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Mustard Oil

TIME REQUIRED : Less than 15 minutes

PROCEDURE

STEP 1

Take a cooker and add musur dal, some water and salt. Close the lid of cooker and let 3 to 4 whistles come. Turn off the gas after 3 whistles.

STEP 2

Take a pan and heat some oil. Add bay leave, dry chilli & mustard seeds, fry for 2 to 3 sec.

STEP 3

Add tomato and some salt then fry for 2 to 3 min. Add musur dal and pinch of turmeric pd. and then cover the pan and cook for 2 to 3 min..

STEP 4

At last add some sugar.

Serve this dal with plain steamed rice.

Sweet Soma
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