Khatta Urad Dal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )

Khatta Urad Dal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )

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This dal recipe made using chilkewali urad dal is a little bitter as the name suggests, but the bitterness is mild and only enhances the flavour of this dish. Extremely healthy, as the skin of urad is nutritious and fibre-rich.

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Khatta Urad Dal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses ) recipe - How to make Khatta Urad Dal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )

Soaking Time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 cup chilkewali urad dal (split black lentils) (split black lentils)
1/2 cup sour curds (khatta dahi) (khatta dahi) , whisked with 1 cup of
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi) (haldi)
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) (lehsun) paste
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1/4 cup chopped coriander (dhania) (dhania)
  1. Clean, wash and soak the chilkewali urad dal in water for about 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Drain, add 1½ cups of water and pressure cook for at least 4 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Add all the remaining ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Handy tip:

    Handy tip:
  1. If the curd curdles while boiling, add 1 tsp besan mixed with 2 tbsp of water and mix well. This will help to thicken the dal.

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Khatta Urad Dal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )
 on 07 Apr 18 10:09 AM

can we use tur dal instead of Urad dal