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
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.


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


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 :)