Namkeen Dal


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Excellent for serving with drinks such as fresh lime drink.

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  1. Thoroughly wash the dal. in a large bowl mix together the milk and the water. add dal and leave it to soak overnight. next morning drain the dal and spread it out and a clean. dry cloth to dry off completely.
  2. Heat the oil to smoking point in a deep fat or karhai. sprinkle a handful of the dal into the hot oil and stand well back as it will splutter slightly. fry for 2-3 minutes, then scoop it out with a perforated spoon. (do not over fry them or they will become hard and brittle.) place them on absorbent kitchen paper to drain off any excess oil and all
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This recipe was contributed by setseeani on 22 May 2002

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