Varn (with coconut)

This Varn is one of the most loved dal dishes at my home. This is the Konkani version with coconut in it. At my place, this is served with rice and lemon saru or kokum kadi. The saru or kadi gives the sour-sweet taste to the meal. While serving, first serve rice, then pour a ladle of varn on it, then on top, pour a ladle of saru. Enjoy :).

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1 cup toor dal
3/4 cup fresh/frozen coconut
1 tea spn cumin seeds
A pinch turmeric
6-7 pepper s
1/4 tea spn tamarind extract or 2-3 pieces tamarind

Cook toor dal with turmeric.
Heat oil and add jeera & pepper. When they start popping, remove from flame. Grind with coconut and tamarind.
Add cooked dal to ground paste, add salt & bring it to boil. Serve hot with rice and lemon saru or kokum kadi.

Serves : 5-6
Preparation time : 30min

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