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Pressure cooker dal Recipe

Pressure cooker dal is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 16 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1 cup - mixed beans (moong, cowpeas, dried peas, rajma).
  • 2 tomatoes.
  • 1 onion.
  • 1 tbsp - chopped garlic.
  • 2 tbsp - grated ginger.
  • 2 cloves.
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds.
  • 1 inch - cinnamon.
  • 1 bay leaf.
  • 2 tbsp - oil.
  • A small pinch asafoetida.
  • 2 red chilli.
  • 1 green chillies.
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder.
  • 1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder.
  • Salt to taste.
  • How to Make Pressure cooker dal:

    1. Rinse the beans and soak overnight.
    2. Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, and red chillies.
    3. Add chopped onions and cook until they are translucent.
    4. Add turmeric powder, green chillies, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, red chilli powder and salt and stir for 3 mins.
    5. Add the soaked beans and 4 cups of water.
    6. Cook on a high flame up to 2 whistles.
    7. Reduce flame and cook for about 45 mins.
    8. Allow the pressure cooker to cool down on its own.
    9. Serve garnished with cilantro with rotis or hot rice.




     

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