Aamti Recipe

2 cup split Moong Beans (Moong Dal) 
2.5 cup Water 
1 chopped Tomato (Tamatar) 
3-4 sliced Green chilli (Hari mrich) 
Few Curry Leaves (Kari Patta) 
To taste Salt (Namak) 
1 tsp Black Mustard seeds (Rai/Sarson) 
A pinch of Asafoetida (Hing) 
1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi) 
1 tsp Cumin Seed (Jeera) 
3 tblsp Vegetable oil (Vanaspati) 
Chopped Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta) 

How to make aamti:

  • Bring the daal to boil in the water and simmer until soft and mushy.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, as soon as they pop, add the asafoetida, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, chilies and curry leaves.
  • Saute for a minute and add the cooked dal.
  • Bring to boil and add the tomatoes, salt and coriander leaves.
  • Remove from the heat.
  • Keep it covered.
  • Serve hot.