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Parsi Dhansak Recipe

Parsi Dhansak is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Monday, 25 April, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Hard
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
4

Ingredients

  • 500g - Chicken or Mutton
  • 2 - Large onions, chopped
  • 2 - Tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 - Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp - Turmeric
  • 1/2 cup- Coriander leaves, chopped
  • Dals to be soaked for 1 hour
  • 1/4 cup - Val dal
  • 1/4 cup - Masoor dal
  • 1/4 cup - Moong dal
  • 1 cup- Tuvar dal
  • Vegetables:
  • 50 g- Orange Pumpkin
  • 1 - Brinjal
  • 1 - Carrot
  • 1- Potato, peeled
  • Methi - 1/4 bunch or 6 - Small bunches of dhansaak Methi
  • For the Masala:
  • 4- Cloves
  • 1 - Small onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tsp - Oil
  • 1 " -Cinnamon
  • 2 " piece - Ginger
  • 3 tbsp - Tamarind water
  • 6 flakes - Garlic
  • 3- Green chillies
  • 2 tsp - Dhansaak masala or sambar masala
  • 2 tsp - Dhania-jeera masala
  • Salt and black pepper powder to taste
  • How to Make Parsi Dhansak:

    1. Grind the portions for the masala into a fine paste
    2. Add some water while grinding
    3. Chop the vegetables, the methi leaves and the potatoes
    4. Now pressure cook the dals, vegetables and meat pieces for 15 minutes with enough water
    5. Cool and remove the meat and potato pieces from the dals and vegetables
    6. Now blend the dals and vegetables
    7. Heat oil in a pan and saute the chopped onions until pink
    8. Add the ground masala and bay leaves and fry well
    9. To this, add the chopped tomatoes and coriander leaves
    10. Add salt and turmeric powder and fry for 2 minutes
    11. Now add the dal and vegetable mix to the masala and boil it
    12. Add meat and the potato pieces
    13. Let it cook till the meat is tender
    14. The dal should remain a little thick
    15. Serve hot with rice or naan.
    16. Recipe courtesy: http://www.lilchefsworld.com/



     

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