Dal Kabila Recipe Video by Tarla Dalal

Dal Kabila Recipe Video by Tarla Dalal

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Dal Kabila Recipe Video by Tarla Dalal. The Mughals made use of all kinds of dals available to them to prepare mouthwatering dishes such as this one. Made with urad dal or split black lentils, this dal is tempered with whole kashmiri red chillies, cumin seeds and garam masala.


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Makes 4 servings
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For the dal

  1. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water for 1 hour. Drain well.
  2. Combine the urad dal, salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles or till the dal is cooked.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add the cinnamon and cloves and sauté on a medium flame for few seconds.
  5. Add the ginger-garlic paste, red chillies, green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the tomatoes, garam masala, chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the cooked urad dal, coriander and ½ of cup water, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Switch off the flame, add the fresh cream and mix well. Keep aside.

For the tempering

  1. Heat the ghee in a pan, add the cumin seeds, chilli powder and garam masala and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Pour this tempering over the prepared dal and mix well.
  3. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
RECIPE SOURCE : Mughlai KhanaBuy this cookbook

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