Gujarati Dal Recipe

September 19, 2011


Ingredients:

Split red lentil gram (Arhar Dal) :- 1 cup

Cumin seeds (Jeera) :- ½ tsp

Mustard seed (Raai) :- 1 tsp

Sugar :- 2 tbsp

Turmeric powder (Haldi) :- ½ tsp

Curry leaf (Kadi Pata) :- 7-8 nos

Coriander powder (Dhania) :- 2 tsp

Cloves (Laung) :- 2 nos

Cinnamon sticks (Dalchini) :- 1 piece

Asafetida (hing) :- a pinch

Salt (Namak) :- 1 tsp

Green chilies (Hari mirch) :-2 nos

Coriander leaf (Dhania Patti) :- few leaves

Tamarind (Imli) water:- ½ cup

Clarified Butter (Ghee) :- 1 tbsp

Method Of Preparation

1) Soak the Dal in water for close to half an hour.

2) Then boil in cooker along with salt and turmeric

3) Take cinnamon sticks and cloves and crush it.

4) Take coriander leaves and green chilies, chop it finely.

5) Take a pan and add some ghee in it. Once heated put mustard seeds, cumin seeds and Asafetida.

6) When the mustard seeds starts spluttering put the curry leaves.

7) To this, add coriander powder and green chilies and keep cooking.

8) To this, add cinnamon stick, cloves and boiled gram lentil.

9) After a few mns, add sugar and tamarind water.

10) Boil it for five mns and keep it aside.

11) Garnish it with coriander leaves. To be served hot.

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