Dal Pithi Recipe

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Dal Pithi
How to make dal pithi
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Dal Pithi is a very famous dish from Bihar. It is made with yellow dal and wheat dumplings. Serve it with raita and salad.

Ingredients of Dal Pithi

  • 1 Cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/2 cup Tuvar Dal
  • 1/2 cup Red lentils
  • 1/2 cup Green Gram
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds Powder
  • to taste Red Chilli Powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 3-4 Green Chilli (chopped)
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • A pinch of Hing
  • 1/2 tsp Jeera
  • as required Desi ghee
  • 1 medium Onion (chopped)

How to Make Dal Pithi

  • 1.Wash the pulses properly and soak them for about 2-3 hours before cooking.
  • 2.Make whole wheat dough and set it aside.
  • 3.Now, add dal with all the ingredients and pressure cook it until two whistles.
  • 4.Meanwhile, make small balls of the whole wheat dough. The size of the balls should be smaller than the size of lemons.
  • 5.Then take one ball, dust it with some dry wheat flour and roll it flat like a poori. Then bring the sides together to form a flower like shape. Prepare all pithis in the same way.
  • 6.Add pithis into the dal and simmer for 10-15 minutes on low-medium heat.
  • 7.Add desi ghee with hing and serve hot!
Key Ingredients: Tuvar Dal, Red lentils, Green Gram, Turmeric Powder, Cumin Seeds Powder, Red Chilli Powder , Salt, Green Chilli (chopped), Ginger, Hing, Jeera, Desi ghee, Onion (chopped)