Urad Dal Ki Pinni | How to make Urad Dal Ki Pinni

By Daisy Gahle  |  6th Nov 2016  |  
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About Urad Dal Ki Pinni Recipe

Its a traditional Punjabi Pinni mainly made in winters specially in the festivals like Diwali and Lohri.

Urad Dal Ki Pinni is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Urad Dal Ki Pinni by Daisy Gahle has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 3 people. You can find Urad Dal Ki Pinni at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Urad Dal Ki Pinni takes 260 minutes for the preparation and 70 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Urad Dal Ki Pinni is a good option for you. The flavour of Urad Dal Ki Pinni is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Urad Dal Ki Pinni on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Urad Dal Ki Pinni recipe on the page below.

Urad Dal Ki Pinni

Ingredients to make Urad Dal Ki Pinni

  • urad dal -1/2 cup
  • semolina - 1 tbsp
  • wheat flour - 1 tbsp
  • Khoya - 1/2 cup
  • Desi ghee - 1/2 cup + 1/4 cup
  • Powdered sugar - little less than 1 cup
  • Milk - 2 tbsp
  • almonds - 6-8
  • cashews - 6-8
  • Gum raisins - 2 tbsp
  • cardamom Powder - 1 Tbsp
  • Some almonds and melon seeds for garnishing.

How to make Urad Dal Ki Pinni

  1. Soak the dal in water for atleast 3 to 4 hours.
  2. Grind the daal and make a smooth paste by adding 2 or 3 tbsp if milk.
  3. Chop the almonds, cashews.
  4. In a pan adding 1tbsp desi ghee roast the almonds and cashews. Take out in a separate dish.
  5. In 1 tbsp desi ghee Add gum raisins and roast until they become double in size. N keep it in separate dish and mash them to small pieces.
  6. Now roast the khoya until light brown. N keep it in separate dish.
  7. Now in a pan add 1/2 cup desi ghee, let it melt.
  8. Add semolina and wheat flour and roast until brown.
  9. Now at this point add urad dal paste and keep stirring continously as the daal in its initial stage will stick to bottom. And to avoid burning stirr it continously until golden brown and the ghee will start leaving the mixture ,its done on a very low flame.
  10. This all will take 40- 45 minutes.
  11. After this is done take it out in a separate dish and let it cool for few minutes. The daal paste should be warm atleast.
  12. Now add powdered sugar ,roasted dry fruits ,cardamom powder ,khoya and mix it well.
  13. Now at last add the remaining desi ghee over it and mix.
  14. Now add milk to bind the pinnis.
  15. Make the pinnis of the medium size or as per own choice. With this mixture 7 or 8 pinnis will be ready.
  16. At last garnish it with almond and melon seeds.
  17. The delicious pinnis are ready to enjoy.

My Tip:

Dry fruits can be added as per own choice. Desi ghee and sugar quantity can be adjusted to less or more according to taste.

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