Rajasthani Panchmel Dal

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Nutrition facts:

175 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Rajasthani Panchmel Dal or Pancharatan Dal is a curry made by mixing five different types of dal. In this recipe, Moong dal, Tur dal, Urad Dal, Channa dal and Masoor dal are cooked together with chopped ginger. This dal is served as an accompaniment to Bati or rice

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How to Make Rajasthani Panchmel Dal

  • For dal:
  • Mix all the dals. Wash well. Boil in pressure cooker with 5.5 cups water, turmeric powder, chopped ginger and 1/2 tsp cooking oil ( reduce heat to medium after 2 nd whistle and cook for 20 minutes ).
  • Allow the cooker to cool to cool naturally. Open the cooker ( add extra 1/2 cup water to dilute the cooked dal if required and blend dal well - cooked dal should in smooth consistency ).
  • For seasoning:
  • In a wide pan / kadai, heat ghee or oil. Add jeera. When it turns brown, add cinnamon, cloves, tej patta and cardamom. Fry for 1 minute.
  • Add chopped green chillies and curry leaves. Fry for 1 minute.
  • Add chopped green chillies and curry leaves. Fry for 1 minute.
  • Add red chilli powder. Fry for a few seconds on a low heat and add cooked dal immediately. Care should be taken that the red chilli powder do not get burnt.
  • Give 1 - 2 boils and serve hot garnished with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World