Gujarati dal recipe, sweet and sourVegetarian Recipes

October 24, 2015 13:54
Gujarati dal recipe, sweet and sour},{Gujarati dal recipe, sweet and sour

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Meal is incomplete without dal in Indian homes. Instead of preparing similar types of dal every time, try out this different katta meetha Gujarati dal. For sure this will become your regular dish in your meal. Gujarati dal made up of arhar dal. This can be best served along with steamed rice or hot rotis.

Ingredients required for Gujarati dal recipe

For pressure cooking the dal:

arhar dal: ¾ cup

water: 2.5 cup

Other ingredients

tomato chopped: 1

ginger green chili paste: 1 tsp

turmeric powder/haldi powder: ½ tsp

coriander powder/dhania powder: ½ tsp

cumin powder/jeera powder: ½ tsp

red chili powder/lal mirch powder: ½ tsp

dried kokums: 3

water: 1.5 to 2 cups

organic powdered jaggery powder or grated jiggery: 1.5 to 2 tbsp

chopped coriander leaves/dhania patta: 1 tbsp


For tempering/tadka:

ghee or oil: 2 tbsp

mustard seeds/rai: ½ tsp

cumin seeds/sabut jeera: ½ tsp

fenugreek seeds/sabut methi: ¼ tsp

2 to 3 small dry red

curry leaves/kadi patta: 8 to 10

pinch of asafoetida/hing; 3 to 4 cloves; 1 inch cinnamon

Preparation method of Gujarati dal recipe

Pressure cook the rinsed dal with water for 5 minutes. Maas the dal well with whisk and add green chili-ginger paste, red chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander-cumin powder, salt, jiggery, tomato and kokums. Stir well and add water. Place dal on sim for 10 minutes. Form tempering, heat oil or ghee, in a small pan, add mustard seeds, add cumin, add dry chilies, cloves, curry leaves, cinnamon, asafoetida and fenugreek seeds. Stir for few seconds. Pour the tempering on the dal that is simmering. Switch off the flame, add coriander leaves.

- Sumana

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