Spicy Masoor Dal/Red Lentils cooked in spicy gravy

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Assemble together the following ingredients to prepare this yummy Dal. The spice can be varied according to your taste.Quick to prepare and tastes delicious. 
This recipe serves 3-4 people.
1 cup red lentil/Masoor Dal (soaked for 30 min)
1 medium size onion
1 small size tomato
1tsp of ginger & garlic paste
1/2 tsp red chilly powder (can be adjusted to your taste)
2 pinches of turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 green chilly
2 tbsp chopped green coriander
3 tbsp oil
1/2 cup water
  1.  Heat oil in a deep pan. When hot add in chopped onion.Add in ginger garlic paste when onion starts browning. At this stage stir continuously or else the masala will start sticking the bottom. 
  2. Now add red chilly powder, turmeric  & salt. Give it a stir .
  3. Then add chopped tomatoes. 
  4. When tomatoes become mushy, add the red lentil/masoor dal, chopped coriander leaves and green chilly. Fry a a few sec. Now add  1/2 cup of water.Cook on a medium flame till dal is cooked but not mushy.This takes approximately  6-7 minutes. Ready to serve.
Garnish with chopped coriander & serve with onions & Paratha or Naan .

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