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Lotus Root Dal Recipe

Lotus Root Dal is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Preparation Time :
20 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - Channa dal
  • 1 - Onion
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 2 - Green chillies (slit opened)
  • 1 tsp - Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • 5 - Curry leaves
  • 2 tsp - Coriander leaves
  • Whole spice (bay leaves, cloves, Cinnamon sticks, kapok buds)
  • To Grind:
  • 1 tsp - Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 2 tsp - Poppy Seeds
  • 3 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1/4 cup - Grated Coconut
  • How to Make Lotus Root Dal:

    1. Chop the lotus roots, add green chillies, turmeric powder and ginger to it and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
    2. Next, pressure cook the channa dal too.
    3. Keep both channa dal and lotus root aside.
    4. Grind all the ingredients in the To Grind list and keep aside.
    5. Heat oil in a pan, fry all the whole spices until they turn brown.
    6. Now add the onion and tomatoes and saute it until it turns tender.
    7. Add the ground paste to this, saute till the oil separates.
    8. Add the lotus roots and channa dal, cook covered.
    9. Add the cilantro leaves to the gravy, mix and turn off the heat.
    10. Serve with hot rice or as a side dish at breakfast.
    11. Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes





     

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