Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
by Tarla Dalal
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Next time you decide to make dal, reach out to the jar of urad and make this tasty Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe! Subtly flavoured with curds and a dash of spices, this dal has a homely but very satiating taste.
You can prepare this dish earlier on, but before serving add a little water and re-heat as it tends to thicken over time. Rich in iron, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, fibre and other essential nutrients, this easy-to-cook recipe is a good addition to your everyday cookbook.
It tastes best when served with rotla but you can also enjoy it with a bowl of hot rice laced with ghee.
- Clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water in a bowl for 15 minutes. Drain well.
- Combine the urad dal and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
- Combine the cooked urad dal, curds and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the urad dal-curd mixture, green chilli paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirirng occasionally.
- Switch off the flame, add the coriander and mix well.
- Serve immediately with rotla.
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