Teen Ratna Dal


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Teen Ratna Dal, a flavoursome combination of three lentils and various spices is a good source of calcium, protein and iron. Enjoy it with rice variations or just dip your roti in it for a truly heady experience.

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This wholesome combination of three lentils, flavoured with an assortment of spices, is a good source of calcium and protein for the mom-to-be.


Green chillies, ginger and garlic contribute their heady flavours to this sumptuous dal, while a tempering of whole spices and seeds adds to the aroma and taste. Relish the Teen Ratna Dal with rotis of your choice.

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Teen Ratna Dal recipe - How to make Teen Ratna Dal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Method
  1. Combine all the dals, green chilli, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Remove the green chilli and discard it. Keep the cooked dal mixture aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves and pepper.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and red chillies and sauté on a slow flame for a 30 seconds.
  6. Add the onions and sauté on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes or till they turn translucent.
  7. Add the cooked dal mixture, salt and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Add the lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another minute, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 137 kcal
Protein 7.0 gm
Carbohudrate 19.7 gm
Fat 3.4 gm
Calcium 30.8 mg
Fibre 3.4 gm
Vitamin A 157.7 mcg

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Reviews

Teen Ratna Dal
5
 on 16 Oct 12 03:24 PM


A great recipe...low cal plus high in calcium and protein. Lemon juice if replaced with amchur powder will taste equally good.