India's love affair with dal is no secret at all. It is part and parcel of a typical meal in an Indian household and comes in many different varieties. Be it the rich and creamy dal makhani, a comforting bowl of moong dal, khichdi or tantalising dal tadka, we can never get enough of this Indian staple. No wonder there are so many dishes that are being made with the simple dal - cheela, sambar, khichdi pakodas and much more! Yet, a simple dal brimming with the flavours of various spices and herbs never fails to satisfy us.
Not just comforting and delicious, dal is also a powerhouse of nutrients like protein. Protein is the building block of our body. It helps build muscles, aid muscle recovery, support cell structure, and boosts skin, hair and nails health. Besides nourishing the body, protein-rich dal keeps you satiated for long which may also aid in weight loss. And if your version of comfort food means noshing on dal then we have one of the best dal recipes to try!
Move over dal tadka, dal fry or makhani, this khatti meethi dal with the refreshing flavours of pav bhaji masala and tamarind makes for an interesting treat.
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How To Make Khatti Meethi Dal | Quick And Easy Dal Recipe
This tangy, tantalizing dal is a super quick one to put together for lunch or pack for tiffin right in the morning All you need to do is cook yellow dal with turmeric, salt and sugar till smooth consistency and then add rest of the ingredients till pulpy. The addition of tangy tamarind and spicy chilli lends an aromatic flavour to the dal, which transforms into a beautiful colour when combined with spluttering tadka of mustard seeds and curry leaves. Quick, easy and absolutely delicious!
Find the full recipe of Khatti Meethi Dal here.
You can pair this yummy dal with roti or rice for a wholesome meal, which is perfect for a light lunch or dinner.
Try this interesting dal recipe at home for your next meal and share the experience with us in the comments section below.
About Aanchal MathurAanchal doesn't share food. A cake in her vicinity is sure to disappear in a record time of 10 seconds. Besides loading up on sugar, she loves bingeing on FRIENDS with a plate of momos. Most likely to find her soulmate on a food app.