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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Dal Amritsari





Ingredients
1/2    Bowl     Urad Chilka(split)
1/2    Bowl     Chana Dal(Bengal gram)
2       Tbsp      Desi Ghee/Clarified Butter
1       Tsp        Mustard Oil
1       Tsp        Methi Dana
1/2    Tsp        Green Chilly
1/2    Tsp        Garam Masala
1/2    Tsp        Asafoetida
 1      Tsp        Chopped Garlic
1/2    Bowl      Chopped Tomato
1/2    Bowl      Chopped Onion
1/2    Tsp         Turmeric Powder
1/2    Tsp         Red Chilly Powder
1/2    Tsp         Jeera(Cumin seeds)
1       Tbsp       Chopped Corainder




Method
Wash and soaked the dals for half an hour.
Pressure cook the lentils along with turmeric powder, salt and four cups of water. Keep aside.
To temper the dal heat mustard oil till the smoking point add methi dana (fenugreek seeds) and cook.
Add ghee, a pinch of hing and jeera.   Fry until they splutter.
Add in chopped onion and garlic. Cook until they turned into light brown.
Add chopped tomatoes and green chilly. Cook until done.
Add a pinch of turmeric powder, red chilly powder and garam masala.
Add boiled dal and mix very well. Cook for two minutes.
Garnish with fresh green coriander, green chilly and desi ghee and serve with tandoori roti.

15 comments:

  1. Awesome recipe..A must try..Bookmarked

    Aarthi
    http://yummytummy-aarthi.blogspot.com/

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  2. I can smell the aroma of ghee here.:-). Very comfort dal.

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  3. lovely recipe deeksha..super good spiced up daal.

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  4. Deliciously appetizing Dal Amritsari Dear.Yummy!

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  5. Lovely pic of dal amritsari. Wonderful preparation for this winter.


    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  6. Wow wat a flavourful,nutritious and delicious dam...

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  7. looks so delicious....super healthy daal

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  8. May I please have the bowl, Deeksha :) looks utterly delicious!

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  9. Yummy dal with flavors of Punjab .....love it!

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  10. Looks so delicious and extremely healthy. Was feeling too lazy to cook... your dal just gave me a reason to ..! :)

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