Spicy Mixed Dal

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With five protein-rich dals, this spicy mixed dal version combines curds and traditional spices to give a tangy, spicy, delectable accompaniment for parathas and rotis. This dal can be prepared easily and quickly, but remember to soak them together for an hour to ensure uniform cooking.

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Spicy Mixed Dal recipe - How to make Spicy Mixed Dal

Soaking Time:  1 hour   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Wash all the dals. Soak for 1 hour and then drain.
  2. Combine the dals, 2 cups of water, salt and turmeric powder, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the onions and ginger-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the tomatoes and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the garam masala, chilli powder and coriander-cumin seeds powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  8. Add the curds and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  9. Add the dals, mix well and cook on a slow flame for another 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Serve hot with rotis or parathas.

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Spicy Mixed Dal
 on 01 Feb 16 09:17 PM

Hi mam ,I also made this recipe, my husband and my daughters loved it. Thanks ???
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Naina. We are delighted you loved the mixed dal recipe. Please keep posting your thoughts and feedback.
02 Feb 16 09:19 AM
Spicy Mixed Dal
 on 16 Jan 16 03:26 PM

I made this recipe , me and my 4 yrs old son loved it . Its awosome :) Thnx alot
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Amna. Glad to know you liked the Mixed Dal recipe.
18 Jan 16 09:49 AM
Spicy Mixed Dal
 on 13 Feb 15 03:53 PM

Love this recipe. I just made it. tastes awesome!