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A traditional Gujaratis dal recipe with a typical sweet and spicy tinge of taste is best paired with steamed rice. The dal is cooked, blended well and cooked with jaggery, tamarind and a tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves and hing.
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Gujrati Dal recipe - How to make Gujrati Dal
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1 hours 10 minutes
- Wash and pressure cook the dal in 4 cups of water.
- In another vessel, pressure cook the yam, peanuts and kharekh.
- When the dal is cooked, cool slightly and blend till it is smooth.
- Prepare the tempering by heating the ghee and oil and adding the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, red chillies and asafoetida.
- Add 3 cups of water, the cocum, tomato, jaggery, lemon juice, ginger, green chilli, chilli powder and turmeric powder and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add the dal, yam pieces, peanuts, kharekh and salt and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
- Serve hot garnished with coriander.
This recipe was contributed by kvsantha on 21 Feb 2002
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