Panchmela Dal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated : 3 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Panchmela Dal

  • Wash all the dals together. Add 1.5 cup water, haldi powder and 1/2 tbsp ghee.
  • Pressure cook dal until about 4 whistles.
  • Cool the cooker and remove dal.
  • Mix all the spice powders in 1/2 cup water to make thin paste.
  • Put ghee in a pan and heat.
  • Add pinch of asafoetida, cumin and mustard seeds.
  • Once they splutter, add the paste of spice powders.
  • Fry for a minute.
  • Add curry leaves.
  • Add the cooked dal.
  • Add remaining water, stir well and bring to a boil.
  • Add lemon juice.
  • Check and add salt if required.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with hot steamed rice or batti.