Lemon Dal (Nimmakai Pappu)

Course : Curry
Serves: 1
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1/2 cup tur gram -- (toor or toovar dal)
1/2 large lemon
1 dash turmeric
1 piece ginger
2 medium green chiles
1 bunch stem curry leaves
1 tablespoon oil
1/2 teaspoon black gram dal -- (urad dal)
1/2 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1 medium red chile
1 dash asafetida
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste

Preparation / Directions:

1. Extract lemon juice. 2. Peel the ginger and chop finely. Chop the green chiles finely. Clean and pluck curry leaves. 3. Boil the tur gram well. 4. Add salt and turmeric and cook. Remove when thick. Add lemon juice, green chiles, curry leaves and ginger. 5. Break red chile into pieces. Fry black gram, mustard seeds, red chile and asafetida. Add to dal as seasoning.

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