Varan Bhaat

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - tur dal
  • 1-2 tbsp - rock salt
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp - ghee
  • 3 cups - water
  • For garnish:
  • Some lemon wedges
  • Slit green chillies
  • Ghee

How to Make Varan Bhaat

  • Wash and soak the dal in water for 20-30 mins.
  • Pressure cook the dal with water till about 4-5 whistles. Churn the varan (dal) lightly.
  • The dal should be thick in consistency.
  • Add rock salt, turmeric powder and asafoetida.
  • Add ghee to the varan.
  • Let it cook on a slow flame for five minutes.
  • Garnish with lemon wedges, slit green chillies and a dollop of ghee.
  • Serve with hot steamed rice.