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Zero Oil Simple Dal Recipe

Zero Oil Simple Dal is a popular Indian Side dish
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On :
Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/2 cup - split yellow moong dal
  • 1/2 cup - red lentils (masoor dal)
  • 4-5 - Garlic Cloves (minced)
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 - Green chillies (chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Cilantro to garnish
  • 2 - Dried red chillies
  • How to Make Zero Oil Simple Dal:

    1. Pre-heat pressure cooker, add minced garlic and dry fry on a low flame till it turns brown. Sprinkle water if it gets stick.
    2. Add both dals and 3 cups of water.
    3. Add salt and turmeric powder and pressure cook dal till one whistle, turn off the flame.
    4. In a pre-heated pan. Dry roast cumin seeds and dried red chillies.
    5. Add cooked dal and stir to a boil. Turn off the flame.
    6. Sprinkle black pepper and mix.
    7. Garnish with cilantro.
    8. Recipe courtesy: UK Rasoi


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