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Sweet Sour Dal Recipe

Sweet Sour Dal is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Thursday, 20 April, 2017
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 - Toor Dal
  • 1 tbsp - Mint leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp - coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 stalk - Curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp - broken Jaggery
  • 3 tbsp - Tamarind water
  • 3 Green chillies
  • 1 piece Ginger
  • 2 Cloves - Garlic
  • 1 tsp - Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - Dhania (coriander seed) powder
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 2 pinches - Asafoetida
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - each cumin & Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee
  • 5 cups - Rice starch water or water
  • How to Make Sweet Sour Dal:

    1. Wash and pressure cook dal in two cups water.
    2. Cool, remove, drain and keep aside the top water of dal.
    3. Remove two tbsp thick dal and keep aside.
    4. Beat the remaining dal with a hand whipper, adding the water that was kept aside.
    5. Crush the green chilli and ginger together.
    6. Make a paste of all the dry powders in 1/4 cup water. Keep aside.
    7. Heat ghee in a saucepan and add the seeds. Add ginger-garlic paste and stir.
    8. Add asafoetida, mint, masala paste and stir for a minute.
    9. Add jaggery, tamarind water and stir.
    10. Allow to cook for 2-3 minutes. Add beaten dal.
    11. Boil for 6-7 minutes.
    12. Check taste for salt and spice.
    13. Garnish with chopped coriander.
    14. To be served with hot steamed rice.
    15. To serve, place one serving of rice on a plate.
    16. Top with one tsp of thick dal kept aside.
    17. Lace with 1/2 tsp desi ghee.
    18. Serve along with a serving of the dal.




     

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