Khatti Meethi Dal Recipe


1 cup Bengal Gram (soaked)
2 Dried Dates
100 g Beet Root (chopped)
1 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
50 g Groundnut (roasted)
½ cup Tamarind Juice
½ tablespoon Cumin Seeds
50 gram Jaggery
6 Curry Leaves
1 tablespoon Coriander Powder
3 Chilies (paste)
1 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
1 piece Cinnamon
Pinch of Asafoetida
1 teaspoon Cloves
1 tablespoon Green Coriander (chopped)
1 tablespoon Clarified Butter

How to make Khatti Meethi Dal

  • Add dal and beet root pieces and cook them until dal gets tender.
  • When cooked, add jaggery, tamarind juice, dates, groundnuts, chili paste, turmeric, coriander powder and salt.
  • Boil for 15 minutes over a low flame.
  • Now heat clarified butter in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin, cloves and asafoetida.
  • Let the seeds sprinkle for a few seconds and pour the seasoning on dal.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.

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