Urad Dal Amti / Urad Dal Curry

Serving for -2 Ingredients Urad dal /  black gram lentils(skinless) - 1/4 cup fresh / frozen grated coconut - 2 tbsp Tom...

Serving for -2


Urad dal / black gram lentils(skinless)- 1/4 cup
fresh / frozen grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Tomato - 1/2 (cut into cubes)
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp
Goda masala - 1/2 tsp
Grated jaggery - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind pulp - 1 tbsp (i used 1/2 tsp of tamarind paste concentrate)
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Pinch of asafoetida
Cloves of garlic - 3 (minced)
Curry leaves - 5-6
Salt to taste


  • Wash urad dal and soak in a water for half hour. Add dal, 2 cups of water, chopped tomato, turmeric powder and salt to taste in a pressure cooker. Cook till 3 whistles.
  • Once the pressure goes away, open the lid. Add coconut, goda masala, red chili powder, grated jaggery and tamarind pulp. Mix well and mash the dal little bit.
  • Heat oil in a saucepan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida, and curry leaves. Let them splutter. Add minced garlic and saute for few seconds. Add in dal and some water. Bring curry to boil. Sprinkle some cilantro and serve with plain rice.


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