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Laal dal

Recipe by rabz of Dhaka, BD

Some times the most simple food are the yummiest to eat.

Ingredients vegetarian 6 servings

    • 1/2 kg ripe tomatoes (cut into halves)
    • 2 cup + 1 cup  water 
    •  1 tsp red chilli powder (adjust to ur taste)
    • 2 tbsp sugar + 1 tsp salt or adjust 2 ur taste(te proportion of sugar should be double of salt)
    • 3 tbsp oil
    • 4 cloves garlic thinly sliced
    • 5-6 whole red chilli 


    1. In a deep pot cook the tomatoes in 2 c water and 1 tsp chilli powder for 15 min.
    2. When the tomatoes are cooked and soft remove from heat.
    3. Allow to cool.
    4. In a blender blend the tomatoes and strain it out (to remove the skins & seeds).
    5. Add 1 c water, sugar and salt then put it back on the stove to boil .
    6. Heat the oil and make a vagar of garlic and red chilli.
    7. Once they are golden pour it over the tomatoes, bring to the boil once again remove from heat and serve hot with boiled rice. 

    * the end product looks like clear tomato soup.