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Phanu Pahadi Daal Gravy Recipe

Phanu Pahadi Daal Gravy is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Family Friendly Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • Dal Moong or Arhar - 1 cup.
  • Onion - 1 medium, chopped.
  • Ginger-1/2 tsp grated.
  • oil ( for frying and sauteing).
  • 1/2 tbsp- Rai (Mustard seeds).
  • 1/4 tsp -Jeera.
  • 4 - 5 - green chillies.
  • Yogurt - 3 tbsp.
  • A pinch - Asafoetida (hing).
  • A pinch - Turmeric.
  • Salt - to taste.
  • Water.
  • How to Make Phanu Pahadi Daal Gravy:

    1. Wash dal and soak in water for 2 hours.
    2. Blend the soaked dal with yogurt and chillies in a blender into a thick paste.
    3. Heat some oil in a thick pan.
    4. Take 1/4 portion of the paste.
    5. Make small cutlets out of this paste and deep-fry them.
    6. Keep aside.
    7. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan and splutter the jeera, rai (mustard seeds). Add the chopped onion and turmeric.
    8. Now add the remaining 3/4 paste. Pour 3 cups of water and cook until it boils.
    9. Now add the cutlets and cover with lid.
    10. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.
    11. Garnish with coriander leaves.
    12. Serve hot with rice.


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