Rajasthani Dal

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Rajasthani delicacies are traditionally laden with ghee but not to worry, for here is a healthier version! chana dal helps to thicken the dal and imparts body to the dish. Add amchur as per your taste, more if you like it sour, else just a little.

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  1. Clean, wash and soak both the dals in water for 2 to 3 hours. Drain well.
  2. Combine the dals, turmeric powder, 1 cup of water and salt in a pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  4. Heat a deep non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot, add the cumin seeds and dry roast for a few seconds.
  5. Add the garlic and onions and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the ginger-green chilli paste, chilli powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and dry roast for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  7. Add the cooked dals and ½ cup of water and mix well.
  8. Add a little salt, dry mango powder and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  9. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Nutrient values per serving
EnergyProteinCarbohydratesInvisible fatIronZinc
110 calories 7.1 gm 18.8 gm 0.7 gm 1.3 mg 0.8 mg

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 on 20 Feb 15 01:31 PM

A great zero oil dal... goes well with phulkas as well as a bowl of brown rice.
 on 08 Dec 11 10:35 PM

 on 16 Nov 10 03:28 PM

Easy to make...very tasty..tastes very good even with yellow moong dal...have it with jeera rice..