Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter) | How to make Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter)

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  • By Amrita Iyer
    Created on 24th Apr 2017

About Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter)

Everyone knows that the myriad lentil/dal recipes in India originated from Punjab – the land of the five rivers!They concocted various recipes and wowed inquisitive and curious foodies with their ghee laced rotis,great tasting dals,delicious spiced vegetables,succulent paneer gravies and ghee packed desserts!Ask “Pinni’ lovers (a tasty wheat flour ball dessert) and they will swear by the quantity of ghee!Back in the day the items were made with golden ghee and white butter and no one thought about adding calories or getting fat!No one cared about their figures and how they would fit into tight dresses for a party. However once in a while I love using ghee and butter in my dals and they taste just out of this world.This recipe involves the use of five lentils and white butter will be liberally used to temper them.You may use Oil but as I said make this once a while and workout hard the next day!Give yourself a treat once a while!

Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter), a mouth-watering delicacy which no one can resist. Most people try this amazing dish at restaurants, but with this recipe you can easily make it at home with the same taste. This super quick and easy recipe is written by Amrita Iyer. Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter) is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter) is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare. The time required to make this recipe is not very much, but the delicious taste it renders is just remarkable. This recipe of Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter) by Amrita Iyer is perfect to serve 4 people. Even beginners can also try this recipe. The recipe is explained step by step with pictures that it becomes very easy to understand each and every step, which actually turns out to be very useful. So, the next time you have a get together, night party, kitty party or any other occasion don't forget to try out the absolutely amazing Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter).

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter)

Ingredients to make Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter)

  • 4 tsp Tur Dal
  • 4 tsp Mung Dal (split)
  • 4 tsp Urad Dal (split)
  • 4 tsp Masoor Dal
  • 4 tsp Chana Dal
  • 6 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/2 cup Onions – sliced
  • 1 tsp Black Cumin seeds (shahi jeera)
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder (Dhania)
  • 1/2 tsp Turmwric powder (haldi)
  • 2 tsp salt (adjust as required)
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp fennel powder (saunf)
  • 1/2 cup fresh coriander leaves (chopped)
  • The tempering :
  • 4 tbsp white butter
  • 2 medium Tomatoes – chopped
  • 2 tbsp Yogurt – beaten
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida (heeng)

How to make Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter)

  1. Add all the dals in a pressure cooker and add 2 cups water,1 tsp salt and turmeric powder.Pressure cook for 4 – 5 whistles or till the lentils are almost mashed.Keep aside.
  2. Heat ghee in a pan and add black cumin and sauté till they crackle.Add Onions and sauté till light brown.Add cumin and fennel powders and mix well.Add the cooked lentils and mix till well amalgamated.
  3. The tempering : Heat butter and add asafoetida and red chilli powder.Sauté for 2 minutes and add Tomatoes.Cook for 4 – 5 minutes till Tomatoes are tender and add Garam Masala.
  4. Take off heat and stir in yogurt.Pour on top of the prepared Dal.Cover and keep for 15 – 20 minutes till the flavours settle down and combine with the dal.
  5. Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with roti,phulka or plain rice!

Reviews for Punj Rattani Dal (A delicious mix of five Lentils topped with white butter) (3)

Maanika Hoon4 months ago
So delicious and amazing looking!
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Padma I4 months ago
So tasty
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krishna v4 months ago
Yummy Amrita
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