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Dal gravy - Maharashtrian style
Published On: 20 Nov 2006
English: Green Chillies
tamil: Pachchii Milagai
telugu: Patchimirapa / Pachchi Mirapakayalu
kannada: Hasi Menasinakai
hindi: Hara Mircha / Hari Mirch
Bengali: Kancha Lanka / Maricha
Konkani: Jeevisaang / Tanrni Mirsang / Tanrni Miriyasang
Marathi: Pachchai Milagai
Oriya: Lila Marcha
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English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
English: Cumin Seeds
tamil: Seerakam / Jeerakam
telugu: Jeelakara / Jidakara / Jikaka
hindi: Jeera / Jeeru / Safaid Jeera / Zeera / Shimai Shombu
Bengali: Jeera / Zeera / Safed Jira
Gujarati: Jeeru / Jiru / Safed Jiraun
Konkani: Jeerey / Jeren
Marathi: Jeera / Jeregire
Oriya: Jira / Jeera
English: Turmeric Powder
kannada: Arashina / Harasina Pudi
hindi: Haldi / Hardhar
Gujarati: Hardhar / Haldi
Marathi: Halad / Halede
Oriya: Haladi Gunda
Punjabi: Haldar / Haldi
English: Cilantro / Coriander Leaves
tamil: Kothamalli Ilai / Malli Ilai
malayalam: Kothamalli Ila / Malli Ila
telugu: Kothimeera / Kothamalli Kooraku
kannada: Kottambari Soppu
hindi: Hara Dhania Ke Patte / Dhania Patha
Bengali: Dhonay Patha
Gujarati: Kothmir / Dhana
Konkani: Kottambari Pallo
Oriya: Dhania Patra
Punjabi: Hara Dhania
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Pressure cook the dal till it is soft.
Mash and keep aside.
Heat oil in a cooking bowl.
Splutter mustard seeds and jeera.
Add garlic and chillies and saute till garlic changes color.
Add turmeric powder and saute.
Add dal followed by water and salt.
:- Adjust water such that the dal looks watery. It should not have a thick appearance.
Allow the mixture to boil for a few minutes or till you get the aroma of garlic.
Shut off the flame and add plenty of coriander leaves and keep the bowl closed.
:- This is an onion free recipe. Addition of onion will change the authentic taste. This type of dal preparation is called `Varan` in Marathi.
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