Puy and Swiss Chard daal | How to make Puy and Swiss Chard daal

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About Puy and Swiss Chard daal

This delicious and tasty daal is our ultimate go to comfort food during rainy and cold days, easy to prepare, uses the most basic ingredients and doesn't take more than 30-40 minutes and so amazingly satisfying.

Puy and Swiss Chard daal, 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 Jagruti D. Puy and Swiss Chard daal is a dish which demands no explanations, it's a whole world of flavour in itself. Puy and Swiss Chard daal 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 Puy and Swiss Chard daal by Jagruti D 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 Puy and Swiss Chard daal.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves4People
Puy and Swiss Chard daal

Ingredients to make Puy and Swiss Chard daal

  • 250 g Puy Lentils
  • 250 g Swiss Chard
  • 2 tsp. Olive oil
  • 1 Large tomato chopped
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves
  • 5-6 Green chillies slit
  • 1 tsp. Cumin seeds
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp. Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 1 tsp. Kasoori Methi ( dried fenugreek leaves )
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp. Madras Curry Powder ( optional )
  • 1 tsp. Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp. Cumin and coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Garam Masala
  • Pinch Hing ( asafoetida )

How to make Puy and Swiss Chard daal

  1. Clean, wash and soak lentils in water for half an hour to one hour. Wash and roughly chop the swiss chard, tomato.4
  2. Place lentils, swiss chard, tomato, garlic cloves, green chillies in a pressure cooker with 2 cups of water and cook till three whistle.
  3. Let the pressure cooker cool naturally. Open the pressure cooker lid and mush the lentil slightly with back of the spoon or ladle.
  4. Heat oil in a heavy based pan or kadai, add cumin seeds. As soon as they crackle add hing and chopped onion.
  5. Saute the onion till light pink, add ginger-garlic paste and cook further 2 minutes. Add kasoori methi, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, cumin and coriander powder and curry powder.
  6. Cook the mixture for few seconds and add cooked lentils. Mix everything, add salt and simmer the daal for 7-8 minutes or your desire consistency.
  7. Turn off the heat, garnish with fresh coriander and serve HOT with Roti, Rice and salad. Enjoy !
My Tip: Whole brown Masoor can be used instead of Puy Lentils. Mustard leaves, Amaranth or Spinach can be used instead of swiss chard.

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