French Bean Dal

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Total Time:
1 hour
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make French Bean Dal

  • Wash and soak toor dal in water for 15 minutes.
  • After that add fenugreek seeds to washed dal.
  • Add 2-3 pinches turmeric powder.
  • Pressure cook for 4-5 whistles, till dal is very soft.
  • Remove when steam has escaped completely.
  • Beat well with a hand whisk, till dal is smooth.
  • Add a little more water if required.
  • Heat ghee in a deep pan.
  • Add seeds to splutter.
  • Add asafetida, curry leaves, tomato, chilli, ginger, mint leaves.
  • Stir and add scraped coconut, french beans and all dry masala powders.
  • Add jaggery, salt and tamarind water and stir fry for 15-20 seconds.
  • When ghee separates from the mixture, add dal.
  • Bring to a boil on a high flame. Then reduce the heat and simmer.
  • Simmer the dal till beans are fully cooked and tender.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with basmati rice and ghee.