Yellow dal is a lentil soup or dal made by boiling tuvar dal/yellow pigeon peas with sautéed garlic, mustard seeds and chillies. This is the best comfort food and easy to prepare. It tastes best when served with hot rice.
2 cups boiled tuvar dal/ yellow pigeon peas
1 tbsp ghee
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 cloves of garlic chopped
1 inch ginger chopped
4-5 curry leaves
1 tsp turmeric powder
3-4 green chillies slit
coriander leaves for garnishing
pinch of asafetida
salt as per taste
Boil tuvar dal with salt and asafetida. Keep it aside.
In a pan heat ghee.
Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, turmeric powder and chillies. Sautee for a minute.
Add boiled tuvar dal. Mix well. Let it cook for 15 minutes.