|1.||Toor dal 1/2 cup|
|2.||Oil or ghee 1/2 teaspoon|
powder 1/4 teaspoon
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|4.||Water 1-and-1/2 cup|
toor dal to a pressure cooker pan.
about 3/4 cup of water.
Mix and drain the water.
Do not rub the dal with your fingers, because the nutrients in the dal will be lost.
Repeat the above steps again.
the dal in 1-and-1/2 cup of water for a minimum of 20 minutes.
Forty-five minutes is recommended.
You can increase the quantity of water, depending on how much stock (liquid part) you will need to make a dish.
Before you ready other items to prepare a dish, wash and soak the toor dal first. With this approach, the dal will be ready to be cooked.
oil and turmeric.
the flame low.
Cover the lid.
After one whistle, switch-off the stove. The dal will be cooked, flattened and broken.
If you want the dal to be mushy, switch-off the stove after two whistles.
If you cook the dal entirely on a low-flame, the cooking time will be more but you will save gas.
Are you in a hurry to cook the dal without soaking it? If yes:
- Set flame to high.
- Cook till two whistles.
- Turn the flame to low.
- Cook for a few minutes.
the pressure subsides, open the lid.
toor dal is ready.
|TIPS||How to Cook Toor Dal|
|1.||The more time you soak the dal in water, the faster you can cook, saving time and gas or electricity.|
|2.||If you are cooking toor dal in a container in the pressure cooker, use toor dal and water in the ratio of 1:2.|
|3.||Sometimes the dal will not cook properly. The reasons might be the poor quality of water and or the type of dal. To solve this problem, use mineral water.|