Parsi Dal Recipe

July 5, 2011

Ingredients:

1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal)
a pinch of Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
2 chopped Green Chilli (Hari mirch)
2 flakes chopped Garlic (Lasan / Lahsun)
2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
Salt to taste
1 tblsp chopped Coriander Leaves (Dhania Patta)
1 tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
How to make parsi dal:
  • Cook the dal with the turmeric powder and sufficient water in a pressure cooker.
  • Cook till the dal is cooked.
  • Remove from the flame.
  • Mash the dal with a wooden spoon. keep aside in a pan.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan.
  • Add the garlic,salt, green chillies and the cumin seeds.
  • Fry for a minute over a low flame and pour over the dal.
  • Return the dal to a low flame.
  • Add a little water if required(the dal should have the consistency of sambhar) and cook for 2 minutes. remove from the flame.
  • Serve hot garnished with the corriander leaves.

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