Thursday, September 10, 2009

Panchmeli Dal

This is basically made in Rajasthan with Bati.Its a traditional dish,and its called so because to cook it we need 5 types of Lentils .Do you want to try it, you need.............. Ingredients:
1/2 cup chilkewali moong dal (split green gram)
1/2 cup lal masoor dal (red lentils)
1/2 cup arhar/ toovar dal (split pigeon peas)
¼ cup chana dal (split Bengal gram)
¼ cup dhuli urad dal (split black gram)
Salt to taste
1 tesp turmeric powder
For Tempering:
1 tsp cumin seeds
A pinch of asafoetida
1 tesp ginger paste
1 chopped green chili
1 tesp Redchilli pd
1 tesp coriander powder
6-7 cloves
1 bay leaf
1 tbsp ghee
Method:
1. Mix all the above dals and wash them. Soak them for at least 1 hour. Drain and boil them in a pressure cooker with 2inch above water level by adding turmeric powder, salt green chillies and ginger paste.
2. After opening the cooker ,heat ghee in a fry pan.
3. Add cumin seeds.When they splutter add hing, cloves, bay leaf.
4. Add a spoon of red chilli pd,coriander pd and boiled dal.Cook it till it mixes with masala.
5.Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve with Bati/chapati/Rice.

Modifications:

We can temper it with onion and tomato gravy as Dal fry.

10 comments:

Aysha said...

Nice tasty recipe...healthy too...will surely try this one dear...

Shama Nagarajan said...

awesome recipe

Gita said...

Nice and colorful dhal :)

Sowmya said...

Protein rich eh? Superb dish !

Jyoti V said...

So healthy dal.. nice recipe.

Prathibha said...

simple n yummy dal....

priya said...

looks so yummy n tempting, dear!...colorful too!

Priya said...

Such a delicious dal, love all those dals in this protein packed dal..

Arti agarwal said...

Thanks to all for your lovely comments

Kanchan said...

Hey Arti,
First Timer @ your blog !
Nice Blog, Happy Posting :)