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Pachmela Dal Recipe

Pachmela Dal
How to make Pachmela Dal

About Pachmela Dal: Panchmela Dal is a Rajasthani preparation. A beautiful blend of five types of dals.

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Intermediate

Ingredients of Pachmela Dal

  • 3 Tbsp Moong ki daal (chilkewali)
  • 3 tbsp Dhuli moong
  • 3 tbsp Arhar ki daal
  • 3 tbsp Dhuli urad
  • 3 tbsp Channe ki daal
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • A pinch of Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Onion seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Amchoor powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped

How to Make Pachmela Dal

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Cook the dals with salt, turmeric and sugar till well blended into a thin pouring consistency.
Heat ghee, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida, fenugreek seeds, onion seeds and the fennel seeds.
When the seeds splutter, add ginger and saute to a light brown colour.
Add the coriander powder, chilli powder and the amchoor powder, followed by the cooked daals, blending well.
Bring to a boil and then simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
Serve hot, garnished with coriander leaves.

Key Ingredients: Moong ki daal (chilkewali), Dhuli moong, Arhar ki daal, Dhuli urad, Channe ki daal, Salt, Turmeric, Sugar, Ghee, Cumin seeds, Asafoetida, Fenugreek seeds, Onion seeds, Fennel seeds, Ginger, Coriander powder, Chilli powder, Amchoor powder, Coriander leaves

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