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Roasted Tomato And Lentil Dip

Roasted Tomato And Lentil Dip


  • 1/2 cup chana dal/bengal gram/cholar dal (split and husked black chickpea)
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 1.5 teaspoons oil + 1/2 teaspoon oil.
  • 2 red dry chili pepper or 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes (or adjust amount as per your taste)
  • salt
  • 1 /2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • a fistful of your favorite fresh herbs – i love rosemary too.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice, if you want a light tang
  • some extra virgin olive oil or hot chili oil