Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe


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Next time you decide to make dal, reach out to the jar of urad and make this tasty urad dal Gujarati style recipe! Subtly flavoured with curds and a dash of spices, this dal has a homely but very satiating taste.

To make Gujarati style urad dal, Clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water in a bowl for 15 minutes. Drain well. Combine the urad dal and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Combine the cooked urad dal, curds and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl and mix well. Keep aside. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds. Add the urad dal-curd mixture, green chilli paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Switch off the flame, add the coriander and mix well. Serve immediately with rotla.

Rich in protein, iron, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, fibre and other essential nutrients, this easy-to-cook adad ni dal is a good addition to your everyday cookbook.

This dal can be enjoyed by weight-watchers, women with PCOS, heart patients and diabetic (half serving recommended). >Gujarati style urad dalrotla but you can also enjoy it with a bowl of hot rice laced with ghee.

The spices used to make this urad dal with bajra roti also exhibit some health benefits. Like cumin seeds and asafoetida aid in digestion, green chillies being rich in antioxidant vitamin C help ward off free radicals, garlic helps to lower blood cholesterol and turmeric powder has been proven to be anti-inflammatory.

Tips for Gujarati style urad dal. 1. Whether purchasing urad dal in bulk or in a packaged container, make sure that there is no evidence of moisture or debris or worms. 2. You can prepare this dish earlier on, but before serving add a little water and re-heat as it tends to thicken over time. 3. Accompany this urad dal with bajra roti with a kachumber for a satiating meal.

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Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe recipe - How to make Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe

Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

For Gujarati Style Urad Dal
1 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
1/2 cup whisked curds (dahi)
2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1 tsp green chilli paste
1/2 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

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Method

For gujarati style urad dal

    For gujarati style urad dal
  1. To make gujarati style urad dal, clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water in a bowl for 15 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine the urad dal and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Combine the cooked urad dal, curds and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the urad dal-curd mixture, green chilli paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirirng occasionally.
  7. Switch off the flame, add the coriander and mix well.
  8. Serve the gujarati style urad dal immediately with rotla.

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For Gujarati style urad dal

  1. To make Gujarati style urad dal recipe | urad dal Gujarati style | adad ni dal | urad dal with bajra roti, we need urad dal. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water in a bowl for 15 minutes. 1 cup of cooked urad dal gives 69.30% of your daily requirement  of folic acid. The folic acid in urad dal helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones. It is also high in fibre and good for heart, good for lowering cholesterol and good for diabetes. See here for 10 super benefits of urad dal
  2. Drain well using a strainer.
  3. Add the urad dal in a pressure cooker. 
  4. Add 1½ cups of water for cooking. 
  5. Mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  6. Remove the cooked urad dal in a deep bowl. 
  7. Add curds for urad dal Gujarati style
  8. Add 1½ cups of water to adjust the consistency and mix well. Keep aside.
  9. Next to make adad ni dal temper it. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan.
  10. Add cumin seeds to it. The most common benefit of jeera known to many is to soothe the stomach, intestine and the entire digestive tract. Cumin seeds are apparently a very good source of iron. They aid is digestion, weight loss and help reduce inflammation. See detailed benefits of cumin seeds, jeera
  11. Add very little asafoetida. The active compound 'coumarin' helps in managing blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Asafoetida is known to have anti-bacterial properties, which helps to keep asthma at bay. 
  12. Add a few curry leaves. Curry leaves have antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti inflammatory properties and is thus used widely in Ayurvedic medicines. It helps in skin care too. Intake of curry leaves can promote clear and healthy skin as well as promote hair growth and prevent hair fall. They are a fair source of Vitamin A (promotes vision) and calcium (promotes bone health) too. 
  13. Sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  14. Add the urad dal-curd mixture. 
  15. Add green chilli paste. Antioxidant vitamin C in green chillies protects the body from effects of harmful free radicals and prevents stress. It is probably the high fiber which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. For complete details see benefits of green chilli
  16. Add garlic paste. Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics. Garlic is great for the heart and circulatory system. Garlic has an antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal function and can help in relieving common cold and other viral infections. Read here for complete benefits of garlic
  17. Add turmeric powder. The curcumin in haldi also helps to ward of the bacteria’s causing cold, cough and throat irritation.  Turmeric benefits in diabetes management by lowering blood glucose levels. Its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects are useful in the treatment of diabetes patients.  It is known to be a good brain food and keep diseases like Alzheimer’s at bay. See here for detailed turmeric benefits
  18. Add salt as per taste.
  19. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes. Remember to keep stirirng occasionally.
  20. Switch off the flame, add the coriander and mix well.
  21. Serve Gujarati style urad dal recipe | urad dal Gujarati style | adad ni dal | immediately with bajra roti.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy236 cal
Protein13.8 g
Carbohydrates32.9 g
Fiber6.3 g
Fat4.9 g
Cholesterol4 mg
Sodium26.7 mg

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Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
5
 on 18 Oct 20 02:01 AM


I made dal with this recipe came out very testy 5 stars thank you 🙏🙏
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19 Oct 20 11:02 AM
Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
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 on 17 Oct 20 04:58 AM


Very nice we enjoy dal thank you
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17 Oct 20 09:57 AM
Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
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 on 27 Feb 19 02:30 AM


Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
5
 on 08 Nov 17 12:42 PM


When there is rotla at my place for dinner, without this dal our meal would be incomplete, I just love this dal a lot, it is easy and taste soo good...