This is a simple dal recipe and really helps when you run short of vegetables.Its very tasty and goes well with rotis and rice too.
1 cup of cooked toor dal(Boil the toor dal with 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder.It has to be semi watery)
1/2 cup ofchopped onions
2-3 garlic pods
1/2 tablespoon of cumin seeds
2 green chillies
2 pieces of ginger
2 Red Chillies(broken)
A pinch of asafoetida powder
2 tablespoon of sesame oil
Heat 2 tablespoon of sesame oil in a deep pan.Fry cumin seeds and red chillies.Add chopped onions,green chillies,ginger pieces,garlic pods and fry everything together till the onions become soft.
Now add the tomatoes and saute for 2-3 mins till they become tender.
Now add the cooked toor dal,salt and mix well.Cook for 4-5 mins.Remove from flame,add asafoetida powder and garnish with cilantro.Serve hot with rice/rotis.