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Black Daal Recipe

Black Daal is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
High Protein Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 2
RATINGs :
Rated 3 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup - black gram dal
  • 1/4 cup - green gram dal
  • 1 large Onion finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - Ginger Garlic paste
  • 4 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - Lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1tsp - chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp - each cumin & Mustard Seeds
  • 2 pinches Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • For seasoning:
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 4 Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon stick broken
  • How to Make Black Daal:

    1. Wash dal and pressure cook in 2 cups water. Cool and remove from cooker.
    2. Mash very lightly with a spoon.
    3. Heat half the ghee in a deep saucepan.
    4. Add seeds, asafoetida, and seasoning. Allow to splutter.
    5. Add ginger garlic paste, fry for a minute.
    6. Add onions. Fry till light brown. Add tomatoes and green chillies.
    7. Fry for 2-3 minutes more.
    8. Add dal, bring to boil.
    9. Add turmeric, salt, sugar and lemon juice.
    10. Take in serving dish.
    11. Heat remaining ghee in a small saucepan.
    12. Add chopped coriander to the hot ghee and pour over dal immediately.
    13. Stir gently. Serve with hot parathas or rice.
    14. Variations: Use any other dal of your choice with same procedure. To make the dish spicier, add some curry powder.





     

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