Vatli dal


1 cup chana dal
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon jeera
1/2 teaspoon haldi and red chilli powder
3 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon hing / asafoetida
1/2 cup grated coconut
1 tablespoon coriander finely chopped
1 green chilli
1 teaspoon lemon juice or 1 tablespoon grated raw mango
Salt to taste


Soak chana dal for 3 hours or more.
Coarsely grind it with 1/2 teaspoon jeera, pinch of hing and green chilli. (Do not add water)
Heat oil in pan.
Add mustard seeds, 1/2 teaspoon jeera and hing.
Add chana dal paste and add salt, haldi and mirch.
Mix well and cover it. Keep on low flame till it is cooked (approx 3 mins).
Turn off the flame and add coconut, coriander and lemon juice or grated raw mango.
Garnish with coriander and coconut.
Serve hot and enjoy!

Tip – Coconut is optional.


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