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Shimmi Auntie's Toor Dahl

Shimmi Auntie's toor dahl has been coveted by our community for years. It is thought of as total comfort food for her kids and grandkids. Even serves as a great, healthy hot meal with rice for scho

Prep
Cook
Serves 6people
Ingredients
2
cups toor dahl - rinsed and drained multiple times until water is nearly clear
5
(6 cup) of water
1
1 /2 tsp turmeric
1
tsp salt
1
(2 pinch) of crushed red pepper
1
med tomato cut into small wedges
juice of 1/2 - 1 lemon
chopped cliantro
Directions
1.
Combine all ingredients in a small to med size pressure cooker
2.
Turn on to full heat
3.
Follow instructions for your pressure cooker as to when to turn off heat and let cool/de-pressurize
4.
Open lid and stir
5.
Tadka: heat 2 T ghee in a very small pan or tadka pan. When hot add 1/4 tsp hing and 1 1/2 tsp of cumin seed. Let roast for 10-20 seconds.
6.
Add Tadka quickly to Dahl with lid immediately covering the dahl pot to avoid splatter. Stir. Add lemon juice and chopped cilantro. Can add additional salt to taste if desired.
7.
Serves 8-10 in small bowls

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