Dal Pakwan | How to make Dal Pakwan

By Jiya Rohit Makhija  |  17th Jun 2016  |  
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About Dal Pakwan Recipe

It is a sindhi cuisine, the dal is bengal gram dal which is cooked and given a tadka of red chilli powder and amchoor powder.

Dal Pakwan is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Dal Pakwan in your kitchen. This recipe requires 60 minutes for preparation and 60 minutes to cook. The Dal Pakwan by Jiya Rohit Makhija has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Dal Pakwan at home without any difficulty. Dal Pakwan is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Dal Pakwan would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Dal Pakwan this weekend. Share your Dal Pakwan cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Jiya Rohit Makhija for inputs. In case you have any queries for Dal Pakwan you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Jiya Rohit Makhija. You can also rate the Dal Pakwan and give feedback.

Dal Pakwan

Ingredients to make Dal Pakwan

  • 2 cups maida
  • 1 tsp jeera
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp thin semolina rawa
  • 1 tsp oil
  • Warm water as required
  • oil for frying
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup bengal gram dal soaked overnight
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 to 3 green chillies, chopped
  • 5 to 6 curry leaves
  • coriander for garnish
  • salt to taste
  • Pinch of turmeric

How to make Dal Pakwan

  1. In a bowl add maida, sooji, salt, oil, jeera and make a dough with the help of warm water. Wrap it up with a muslin cloth for 4 hours then roll it like roti shape and prick it with a fork. Deep fry it.
  2. In a cooker add oil, fry jeera, curry leaves and green chillies, chopped. When they begin crackle, add chopped onions and fry till light pink. Add salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, amchoor powder, mix well then add bengal gram dal, coriander, water and pressure cook it for 8 whistles.
  3. On a plate, add the pakwan and in a bowl, add dal, sprinkle red chilli powder, amchoor powder, green spicy chutney, tamarind chutney and give a tadka of hot oil on it. Add chopped onions and serve hot.

My Tip:

The pakwan should be crispy, should not be fried like pooris. This is eaten in breakfast.

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