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Masala Dal



Cook the dals together in a litre of water and keep aside. Grind coriander seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, turmeric powder, cinnamon sticks, pepper corns, cloves, garlic, ginger and coriander leaves into a smooth paste and keep aside. Heat ghee in a saucepan and fry the onions to a light brown, Add the paste, mix well with the onions and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add tomatoes and mix well and cook for 5 minutes so that the tomatoes are done. Add the cooked dal and salt to taste; stir the ingredients together. Cook for 5 more minutes, shut off the flame, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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