Native Vegan Simple Yellow Dal – aka Dalitoy

The absolute staple of Konkani cuisine- Dalitoy (simple yellow dal)! Our kids basically live on this – which I’m not too upset about, because it is full of #plantbasedprotein and #fiber. Of course it is naturally #lowcarb as well.

1 cup toor dal
2 cups water
1 tsp coconut oil
Handful of fresh curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
2-3 split green chilies
Pinch of asafoetida (hing)
Salt to taste

Cook dal in pressure cooker
Make tadka (tempering)— heat coconut oil and add mustard seeds until they sputter. Quickly add curry leaves, hing and green chilies. Pour tempering in cooked dal- add salt to taste, serve hot over rice! Or, sometimes I have it as a soup ?

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