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Ural Dal Pinni

Meenakshi Kapur
10 minutes
Prep Time
25 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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During Diwali, traditionally in our home, pinnis are made and my mother makes them and we welcome our guests with urad dal pinnis

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Diwali
  • Punjabi
  • Roasting
  • Dessert
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1 cup dhuli urad dal
  2. 1/2 cup suji
  3. 4 tablespoon besan
  4. 1/2 cup ghee
  5. 1/2 cup sugar
  6. 1/2 cup magaz
  7. 1/2 cup pista
  8. 1/2 cup almonds
  9. 1/2 cup Khoya
  10. 1/2 tablespoon cardamon powder


  1. Soak urad dhuli dal for about 1-2 hours.
  2. Grind it finely with very little water
  3. In kadai, add ghee, almonds, pistas, and magaz and fry them a little and take them out.
  4. Keep aside few almonds and pistas for garnishing.
  5. In same kadai, add finely grinded urad dhuli dal.
  6. Roast it for 1-2 minutes and then add besan and suji.
  7. On slow flame, keep on roasting dal mixture till it gets brownish.
  8. Meanwhile, in other pan, add water and add sugar to make sugar syrup of one string consistency.
  9. In dal mixture, add khoya and cadamon powder and roast it well.
  10. Add sugar syrup and mix well.
  11. Keep on stiring well till it starts to get thicken.
  12. Once it starts to leave edges of kadai, then add pistas and magaz.
  13. Turn off flame.
  14. Once it starts to get cooled down, make balls from it.
  15. Place almonds and pistas on top of pinnis and serve Dal Pinni and enjoy diwali

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Shilpa gupta
Shilpa gupta   Nov-06-2016

thanx for sharing this recipe

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