Bengal Gram Dal with Basil and Rosemary

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Bengal Gram Dal with Basil and Rosemary

  • Pressure cook the washed dal in 3 cups of water, along with rosemary and butter.
  • Allow 2 whistles. Cool the cooker, till all steam has escaped.
  • Remove the dal and mash very lightly with a mallet.
  • Heat oil in a deep pan. Add mustard seed, cumin seed and allow to splutter.
  • Add basil leaves, chillies, ginger, and stir.
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, sabzi masala powder, dal and bring to a boil.
  • Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in lemon juice, salt and take off fire.
  • Serve piping hot with white pulao or steamed rice.