Subzi Dal Or Easy Subzi Dal


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Just a look at the ingredients list of this recipe will speak volumes about it! Tasty and satiating, the Subzi Dal is a wholesome combination of multiple dals with an assortment of vegetables, flavoured with the usual team of ingredients like tomatoes, onions, green chillies, etc., and a traditional tempering that elevates the aroma. This irresistible preparation is not only tasty but also colourful; and it has an interesting texture too, thanks to the wide range of ingredients. Serve it hot and fresh with your favourite roti or puri.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 6 servings
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1 cup finely chopped and boiled mixed vegetables (carrots , cauliflower and french beans)
5 tbsp yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , washed and drained
5 tbsp toovar (arhar) dal , washed and drained
5 tbsp masoor dal (split red lentil) , washed and drained
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
5 to 6 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For The Serving

  1. Combine the dals and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Mash it lightly with the back of the spoon and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the curry leaves and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  5. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the tomatoes and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, ginger-green chilli paste and garlic paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the mixed vegetables, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Add the dals, 2 cups water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with roti, paratha or rice.

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