Dhan Saak Dal ( Zero Oil Recipe )
by Tarla Dalal
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A Parsi delicacy modified into a healthy and easy-to-make dal. Dhan means cereals and pulses, and saak means vegetables. These combine here to make a wholesome meal!
It is traditionally served with Brown Rice to make a complete nourishing meal. Dare to add green and red pastes to send your taste buds on an enjoyable, adventurous journey!
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Dhan Saak Dal ( Zero Oil Recipe ) recipe - How to make Dhan Saak Dal ( Zero Oil Recipe )
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Makes 6 servings
- Clean, wash and soak all the dals in water for 2 to 3 hours. Drain and keep aside.
- Combine the dals, mixed vegetables, spring onions, fenugreek, tomatoes and 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and whisk the dal. Keep aside.
- Heat a non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot, add the green paste, red paste and ginger-green chilli paste and dry roast for a few minutes while stirring continuously. Sprinkle a little water if the mixture starts burning.
- Add the cooked dal and vegetable mixture, tamarind pulp, garam masala, salt and ½ cup of water and mix well. Simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
- Garnish with coriander and serve hot with browned rice.
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