Easy Microwave Lentils ( Dal )


  • 1 cup Dal
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
  • 1 tsp finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander

 

Method

  1.  Soak the dal in water for at least 1hrs.
  2.  In a microwave safe bowl add dal, water, salt and turmeric and keep it in microwave for 100% for 15-20 min.
  3. While the dal is still in microwave , put 1 tbsp of butter in a microwave safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds
  4. Add the cumin seeds and onions, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Add the tomatoes, green chillies, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  6. Add the boiled dal and the remaining 1 tbsp of butter, mix well and microwave on high for 3 minutes.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

 

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