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Pindi Miriam Recipe

Pindi Miriam is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 1 cup - tur dal
  • 1 - Potato
  • 1/2 cup - Green peas
  • 2 - Carrots
  • 2 - Drumsticks (optional)
  • 10 - French beans
  • For masala:
  • 1/2 cup - Coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp - cumin
  • 2 tsp - peppercorn
  • 2 tsp - raw Rice
  • 1/2 cup - Coconut grated
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • How to Make Pindi Miriam:

    1. Roast tur dal till golden brown and boil till it is well done.
    2. Cut potatoes and carrots into cubes.
    3. Cut drumsticks into 3-inch long pieces and cut beans into 1-inch long pieces.
    4. Wash the dal and vegetables, and keep aside.
    5. For masala:
    6. Heat half the ghee in a pan, add coriander seeds, cumin, peppercorns, and red chillies.
    7. Wash rice and add that also to the pan and fry together till the rice and coriander turn golden brown.
    8. Add the remaining ghee and fry the grated coconut till golden brown.
    9. Grind the masala together with the fried coconut into a smooth paste.
    10. Add the masala to the dal and add vegetables, and boil them together with 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker till vegetables are done.
    11. Do not forget to add salt before boiling.
    12. Serve hot with rice or roti or if you prefer eat it just like that!


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