Gujarati Dal Recipe

 
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Gujarati Dal
How to make Gujarati Dal
  • Chef: NDTV Food
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

Sweet and tangy toor dal made Gujarati style with potatoes and peanuts. Tempered with loads of masalas and tomatoes for a mouth watering result.

Ingredients of Gujarati Dal

  • For the dal:
  • 1 cup toor dal (Boiled with a little salt)
  • 2 tsp smashed ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 Tbsp jaggery
  • 3-4 pieces kokum
  • 1 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 3-4 Tbsp peanuts
  • 2 potatoes, boiled, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • For the tempering:
  • 1 Tbsp ghee
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3-5 round red chillies (Boria mirch)
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 3-4 cloves
  • 1/2 tsp meethi dana
  • 2 tsp kasoori methi
  • 3-4 curry leaves
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 1/2 tsp dhaniya powder
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish

How to Make Gujarati Dal

  • For the dal:
  • 1.In a wok add the boiled toor dal with water.
  • 2.Add the ginger, green chillies, jaggery, kokum, coriander leaves, peanuts, potatoes and salt.
  • 3.Cover and let it simmer till starts to thicken a little bit.
  • For the tempering:
  • 1.In a pan add ghee, bay leaves, boria mirch, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, cinnamon, cloves, meethi dana, kasoori methi and curry leaves.
  • 2.Add the tomatoes,sugar, salt, turmeric and coriander powder. Saute till tomatoes start to wilt a little bit.
  • 3.Add this in the simmering dal. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • 4.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  • 5.Serve.
Key Ingredients: 1 cup toor dal (Boiled with a little salt), 2 tsp smashed ginger, 2 green chillies, 1 Tbsp jaggery, 3-4 pieces kokum, 1 Tbsp coriander leaves, chopped, 3-4 Tbsp peanuts, 2 potatoes, boiled, chopped, Salt, to taste, 1 Tbsp ghee, 2 bay leaves, 3-5 round red chillies (Boria mirch), 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 stick cinnamon, 3-4 cloves, 1/2 tsp meethi dana, 2 tsp kasoori methi, 3-4 curry leaves, 1 tomato, chopped, 1/2 tsp sugar, Salt, to taste, 1 tsp turmeric, 1 1/2 tsp dhaniya powder, Coriander leaves, to garnish

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