Dhaba Dal Recipe

 
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Dhaba Dal
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

The tang of street-side food with the benefit of home cooking. Here's the recipe of a dhaba dal served with a tangy salad.

Ingredients of Dhaba Dal

  • 200 gm split urad dal
  • 75 gm channa dal
  • 2 Tbsp chopped ginger
  • 2 Tbsp chopped garlic
  • 1 rounded tbsp butter
  • 4 Tbsp ghee/oil
  • 3 chopped onions
  • 6 chopped green chillies
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp mint leaves/chopped coriander
  • For the salad:
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 1 sliced tomato
  • 1 peeled and sliced cucumber
  • 1 sliced stick of white radish
  • 1 chopped carrot
  • 1 cooked beetroot
  • For the dressing:
  • 3 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp roasted ground cumin seeds
  • 1 Tbsp chopped coriander
  • 1/2 tsp black salt
  • 1 Tbsp roasted pine nuts

How to Make Dhaba Dal

  • 1.Soak lentils in water for 1 hour. Drain.
  • 2.Heat a liter of water.
  • 3.Add lentils, 1 1/2 Tbsp of ginger, 1 1/2 Tbsp of garlic and butter.
  • 4.Cover and cook until soft.
  • 5.Mash the lentils against the side of the pan.
  • 6.Heat ghee in a frying pan.
  • 7.onions and fry until colored.
  • 8.Add remaining ginger and garlic. Fry for two minutes.
  • 9.Stir in chillies tomatoes and mint. Pour over lentils.
  • 10.Season well. Serve with salad.
  • For the salad:
  • 1.Combine the sliced salad ingredients.
  • 2.Sprinkle on dressing ingredients and serve with dal.
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