Parsi Daal
This is a typical Parsi dar , yes this is how the Parsi’s pronounce daal. Light on the tummy this is simple , low in spices , tempered with garlic and cumin.
Prep Time
05minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Prep Time
05minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Wash and soak the daal for an hour .
  2. Boil the daal with salt , turmeric and 21/2 cups water for 2 whistles and then simmer for 5 minutes. The daal should be cooked and soft.
  3. Using a whisk blend the daal till smooth .
  4. Add this point you could add water to adjust the consistency of the daal.
  5. Heat oil , add cumin seeds , let crackle.
  6. Add onion and cook for a minute.
  7. Add garlic and cook till almost pink .
  8. Add green chilly and toss till the colour changes .
  9. By now the garlic too would turn golden .
  10. Pour over the daal .
  11. Cover and let the flavours infuse .
  12. Enjoy with caramelised or steamed rice .