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Boror Tenga

Boror Tenga is a traditional red lentil curry from Assam. In Assamese, Bor means pakoda or fritters and Tenga means sour. In Boror Tenga, soft red lentil fritters are cooked in a sour curry made of tomatoes, onions, potatoes, and bottle gourd!


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Boror Tenga




Course : Appetizer /snack


Cuisine : Indian



Prep time : 10 minutes



Process time : 15 minutes



Total time : 25 minutes


Ingredients:

  • Masoor dal - 1 cup

  • Onion -1

  • Tomato -1

  • Green chili - 2

  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

  • Cumin seeds -1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp

  • Sesame oil - to fry

  • Water - 1 cup

  • Salt - as per taste

Instructions:

  1. Take masoor dal and soak overnight

  2. Next day, dry soaked water and grind the dal into smooth paste

  3. To the paste add chopped onions and green chili

  4. Add salt as per taste and mix them. Keep aside

  5. Now in a pan add sesame oil, once oil is heated, add mustard and cumin seeds allow them to crackle

  6. Then add chopped tomato and sauté it well

  7. Add turmeric powder and salt as per taste and mix

  8. Pour water and bring to boil

  9. Now add fried pakodas into it and boil for 1 minute

  10. Serve hot

Pictorial :


masoor dal
Masoor dal

soak overnight
soak overnight

grind into smooth paste
grind into smooth paste

onion and green chili
onion and green chili

salt
salt

mix
mix

hot oil
hot oil

drop into oil
drop into oil

deep fry
deep fry

cook both sides
cook both sides

strain
strain

in hot oil add mustard seeds
in hot oil add mustard seeds

cumin seeds
cumin seeds

tomato
tomato

turmeric
turmeric

salt
salt

cook
cook

add water
add water

boil
boil

add fried pakoda
add fried pakoda

serve hot
serve hot

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