Darbari Dal ( Pressure Cooker )


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Darbari dal, a quick fix dal that can be made when you are tired of making the same old dal fry and dal tadka. All it takes is hot water as a stand by to ease your cooking time.

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Soaking Time:  1 Hour
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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

Method
  1. Clean, wash and soak the dals together in a bowl for an hour. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker, add the cumin seeds, onions, dried fenugreek leaves, green chillies and ginger-garlic paste, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the onions turn translucent.
  3. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and garam masala, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  4. Add the dals, salt and 2½ cups of hot water, mix well and pressure cook on a high flame for 3 whistles.
  5. Lower the flame and pressure cook for another whistle.
  6. Allow the steam to escape using natural release method, ( refer handy tip) before opening the lid.
  7. Add the curds and cream and mix well.
  8. Garnish with coriander and serve immediately with rice and salad.
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Foodie#430365February 01, 2011

It's a great recipe!! Quick and easy to make!!
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Reviewed February 01, 2011by Foodie#430365

It's a great recipe!! Quick and easy to make!!

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