Dal Pinni ( Iron Rich Recipe)


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Nothing like this dal… really! combined with spicy parathas, page 50, or jowar methi ki roti, page 44, it makes a super iron rich meal.

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Makes 4 servings
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For the masala paste

  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add all the ingredients.
  2. Sauté on a low flame till well roasted.
  3. Cool and blend till smooth. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Clean, wash and soak the dals and kabuli chana for about 2 hours. Drain.
  2. Pressure cook with 3 cups of water, tomatoes, turmeric powder, ginger-green chilli paste and salt till done.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, add the spinach and cabbage and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add the cooked dal, sugar, masala paste and ½ cup of water and bring to a boil.
  5. Simmer for 10 minutes on a low flame.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
26.1 gm. 246 cal. 3.3 mg. 10.5 gm. 11.0 gm.
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