Daal Parsi

1 cup Split Red Lentil
a pinch of Turmeric Powder
2 chopped Green Chilli
2 flakes chopped Garlic
2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
Salt to taste
1 tblsp chopped Coriander Leaves
1 tsp Cumin Seeds


•    Cook the dal with the turmeric powder and sufficient water in a pressure cooker.
•    Cook till the dal is cooked.
•    Remove from the flame.
•    Mash the dal with a wooden spoon. keep aside in a pan.
•    Heat the ghee in a pan.
•    Add the garlic,salt, green chillies and the cumin seeds.
•    Fry for a minute over a low flame and pour over the dal.
•    Return the dal to a low flame.
•    Add a little water if required(the dal should have the consistency of sambhar) and cook for 2 minutes. remove from the flame.
•    Serve hot garnished with the coriander leaves.