Dal Bemisaal


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Dal Bemisaal is a tempting dal or lentil recipe with an authentic awesome North Indian touch. An irrestible combination of flavorful lentils or dals simmered in a rich spicy gravy and enjoyed with naan or roomali roti.

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Dal Bemisaal recipe - How to make Dal Bemisaal

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  1. Wash and cook the dals in water in low heat until tender. (add salt while cooking).
  2. Fry mustard seeds in ghee until the mustard crackles. Then add cumin seeds too.
  3. Once the cumin seeds turn slightly dark brown in colour, add the chopped onions, and rings of capsicum and saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  4. Now add coriander powder, cumin powder, chilli powder and turmeric powder to to the above.
  5. Pour the cooked dals into this mixture. Add coconut milk,salt,sugar and lemon juice. Stir well.
  6. Bring to boil for 5 minutes.
  7. Garnish with chopped coriander, curry leaves and onion rings and sprinkle cumin powder(1/2tsp)just before serving.

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This recipe was contributed by dipa20 on 01 Sep 2016

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