Khadi Daal (Red lentil dish)
It is a Hyderabadi side dish which
is made with red lentils , curry leaves and green chillies.
Half cup masoor daal ( red lentils )
5-6 slices of onions
7-8 curry leaves
2-3 green chillies chopped
Half tsp ginger/garlic paste
Half tsp turmeric powder
Half tsp red chilli powder
1 small sized tomato (optional)
A few sprigs of coriander leaves - finely chopped
Salt to taste
One cup water
In a non-stick pan take 3 tbsp oil , fry the onions on medium heat until they turn pinkish. Now add ginger garlic paste and turmeric powder and fry until the ginger/garlic paste turns golden brown in color. Turn the heat to low so that the paste doesn't burn. Then immediately add red chilli powder, curry leaves and green chillies, fry for a few seconds and add tomato (optional) and masoor dal. Fry constantly for 2 minutes and then add 1 cup of water.
Add the salt and cook on medium heat until all the water dries off !
Garnish it with chopped coriander leaves and serve it hot with naans !!