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Black dal Recipe

Black dal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Monday, 22 May, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 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
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee
  • 1 tsp - chopped coriander
  • 1 tsp - each cumin and Mustard Seeds
  • 2 pinches - Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp - Sugar
  • Seasoning: 1 - Bay Leaf
  • 4 - Cloves
  • 1 - Cinnamon stick
  • How to Make Black dal:

    1. Wash the dal and pressure cook it in 2 cups of water. Let it cool and remove it from the cooker.
    2. Mash it lightly with a spoon. Heat half the ghee in a deep saucepan.
    3. Add seeds, asafoetida, and seasoning to it. Allow it to splutter.
    4. Add ginger garlic paste and fry it for a minute.
    5. Add onions and fry it till it is light brown in colour.
    6. Add tomatoes and green chillies to it. Fry it for 2-3 minutes more.
    7. Add dal and bring it to a boil.
    8. Add turmeric, salt, sugar and lemon juice to it.
    9. Take it in a serving dish.
    10. Heat the remaining ghee in a small saucepan. Add chopped coriander to the hot ghee and pour the dal over it immediately. Stir it gently.
    11. Serve it with hot parathas or rice.




     

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