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Pakwan Dal Recipe

Pakwan Dal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 17 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • Dal:
  • 1 cup - Channa dal (wash, soak for 5-6 hours)
  • 2 tbsp- Tamarind chutney
  • 1/2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Amchoor (dried mango) powder
  • 1/4 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • Pakwan:
  • 2 cups - Maida (plain flour)
  • 2 tbsp- Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp - saltwater to make dough
  • Ghee or oil for deep frying
  • How to Make Pakwan Dal:

    1. Pakwan:
    2. Mix ghee, salt into flour.
    3. Knead into a soft pliable dough.
    4. Make small sized balls.
    5. Roll into thin puries.
    6. Prick all over with a fork or knife.
    7. Deep fry in hot oil/ghee till light brown and crisp.
    8. Drain, keep aside. Or cool before storing.
    9. For dal:
    10. Place dal to boil with 3 cups water.
    11. Add salt and turmeric.
    12. Boil till tender but not mushy.
    13. Stir in tamarind chutney.
    14. Just before serving pour hot dal in serving dish. Sprinkle all masala powders over dal.
    15. Heat ghee in a small pan.
    16. When smoking hot, pour over the dal and masalas.
    17. Serve hot with pakwan.



     

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