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Toor dal (yellow lentils)

  • 1/4 WHITE CABBAGE, cut
  • 3 CLOVES GARLIC, mashed
  • 250 GRAM PORK, diced
  • 250 GRAM CHICKEN LIVERS, diced
  • 1 ONION, chopped
  • 3 TBSP SOY SAUCE
  • 150 GRAM YELLOW LENTILS
  • 2 CARROTS, cut in cubes
  • 1/2 TSP TURMERIC
  • 3 CARDAMOM PODS, split and seeds taken out
  • 1/2 TSP CUMIN SEEDS
  • 2 ONIONS, coarsely chopped
  • 200 GRAM CAULIFLOWER, cut
  • 1 EGGPLANT, cut in cubes
  • 200 GRAM FRENCH BEANS, cut
  • BUNCH OF GREEN CORIANDER

Fry the onion and the garlic 5 minutes in oil. Add the pork and fry until it is brown on all sides. Add the chicken liver and fry for a few minutes. Stir in the cabbage, the soy sauce and 1/2 cup of water and simmer for 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.

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Fry the onion 5 minutes, add the carrots, the egg plant, the turmeric, the cardamom seeds and the cumin seeds and fry 5 minutes more. Add the lentils, 400 gram water, salt and pepper to taste, the cauliflower and the beans and simmer for 15 minutes. Sprinkle with coriander.

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