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Varan Bhaat Recipe

Varan Bhaat
How to make Varan Bhaat

A delicious toor dal preparation with a hint of coconut. Tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves. Served with steamed rice.

  • Total Cook Time 35 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 30 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Varan Bhaat

  • For the tadka:
  • 4-5 tsp ground nut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • 2-3 slit green chillies
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 small piece ginger
  • For the paste:
  • 1/2 grated coconut
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Toor / ahrar dal (Pre boiled)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp coriander leave, to garnish

How to Make Varan Bhaat

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1.
Prepare a paste of coconut, garlic and cumin seeds and keep aside.
2.
Heat oil in pan. Prepare a tadka of mustard and cumin seeds, curry leaves, slit green chillies, garlic and ginger. Now add the coconut paste to the pan along with turmeric powder, and salt.
3.
Saute for 5 minutes till the tadka turns red.
4.
Add pre-boiled dal and water. Wait for one boil. Varan is ready.
5.
Garnish with coriander and serve with rice.
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