Gujrati dal

By rachna patwa  |  6th Apr 2016  |  
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Gujrati dalby rachna patwa
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

    4

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About Gujrati dal Recipe

basic gujrati dal

Gujrati dal is a mouthwatering dish which is perfect to serve at any occasion. It is a recipe of Gujarat cuisine which is very famous in the whole worldwide. This is very amazing in taste and it contains a lot of health benefiting nutrients. It is a quick and easy recipe and you can easily prepare restaurant style Gujrati dal at your home. Gujrati dal by rachna patwa will help you to prepare the perfect Gujrati dal at your home. You don't need any extra effort or time to prepare this. It just needs 15 minute for the preparation and 30 minute for cooking. Whether it is a grand party or a normal kitty party, it is a perfect dish to serve and to get the compliments from your guests. This recipe follows the perfect art of cooking that gives an amazing texture to this and differentiate it from other dishes. In the Better Butter recipes, you will find the step by step process of this recipe by which you can know how to make the delicious Gujrati dal.

Gujrati dal

Ingredients to make Gujrati dal

  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 cup toovar dal
  • 2 tbsp peanuts
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds(rai)
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds(jeera)
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 6 to 8 curry leaves
  • 1 small pc of cinammon stick(dalchini)
  • 2 to 3 pcs of cloves(long)
  • 1 bay leaf(tej patta)
  • 1/4 tsp hing
  • fresh green coriander for garnish
  • 2 to 3 round small dried red chilly
  • 4 to 5 kokam soaked in water
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp jaggery(gud)
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Grated ginger
  • 2 green chilly slitted
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste

How to make Gujrati dal

  1. Wash the dal, and soak for half an hour, add 2 cups of water and pressure cook for 2 to 3 whistles.
  2. Let the pressure cooker cool down and then open it.
  3. Heat oil and ghee together in a deep pan, add jeera and mustard seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle - add hing ,curry leaves, clove ,cinnamon, bay leaf, chillies, and sauté on medium flame.
  5. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder ,green chilly ,kokum and salt.
  6. Now add ginger, lemon juice, jaggery and half cup water.
  7. Once the water starts to boil, add peanuts in it, let it boil for a minute, then add cooked dal and let it simmer for 15 minutes, stirring continuously.
  8. Garnish with green fresh coriander and serve hot.

My Tip:

This dal tastes best with jeera rice

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