Lotus Root Dal

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - Channa dal
  • 1 - Onion
  • 1 - Tomato
  • 2 - Green chillies (slit opened)
  • 1 tsp - Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • 5 - Curry leaves
  • 2 tsp - Coriander leaves
  • Whole spice (bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon sticks, kapok buds)
  • To Grind:
  • 1 tsp - Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp - Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp - Fennel seeds
  • 3 - Red chillies
  • 2 tsp - Poppy seeds
  • 3 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • 1/4 cup - Grated coconut

How to Make Lotus Root Dal

  • Chop the lotus roots, add green chillies, turmeric powder and ginger to it and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  • Next, pressure cook the channa dal too.
  • Keep both channa dal and lotus root aside.
  • Grind all the ingredients in the To Grind list and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, fry all the whole spices until they turn brown.
  • Now add the onion and tomatoes and saute it until it turns tender.
  • Add the ground paste to this, saute till the oil separates.
  • Add the lotus roots and channa dal, cook covered.
  • Add the cilantro leaves to the gravy, mix and turn off the heat.
  • Serve with hot rice or as a side dish at breakfast.
  • Recipe courtesy: Priya Easy N Tasty Recipes

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