Afghani Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 can - brown lentils
  • 1 - Garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 tsp - chopped Green chillies
  • 1 - chopped onion, in medium size
  • 1/2 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • A pinch of Hing
  • 2 tsp - Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1 tsp - Pomegranate powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - cooking oil

How to Make Afghani Dal

  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and hing.
  • Once it crackles, add chopped onions, green chillies, minced garlic and saute it for a while.
  • Drain and rinse brown lentils and add it into the pan.
  • Add 2-3 tbsp of hot water in it to form a thick gravy.
  • Add all the spices and mix well and cook for 5 mins.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and drizzle with lemon juice before serving.
  • Recipe Courtesy: My Own Food Court