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  2. 1 cup(s) split red gram (tuvar dal)

  3. 1 tomato(es) chopped finely

  4. 2 tablespoon(s) oil

  5. 1 teaspoon(s) each of mustard and cumin seeds

  6. 1 tablespoon(s) finely chopped ginger

  7. 2 green chilli(es) slit

  8. 4 cups water

  9. 4 curry leaves

  10. 1/2 teaspoon(s) each of asafoetida and turmeric powder

  11. a squeeze of lemon, jaggery and salt to taste


  13. Soak the split red gram in water for about an hour. Add turmeric powder, salt and a drop of oil to the gram along with the water in which it was soaked. Now, heat on medium level till it comes to a boil and then on low level for about 20 minutes or till the gram is fully cooked.

  14. Heat oil in a pan till it is hot and drop in the mustard seeds followed by the cumin seeds and then asafoetida. Fry on medium level for about 2 minute(s) till the seeds splutter. Add this to the cooked red gram and let it come to a simmer.

  15. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for about 10 minutes.


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