Gujarati Dal

Famous Gujarati Dal Curry

Gujarati Dal

Famous Gujarati Dal Curry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 04 Jul 2014

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15 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Toovar Dal : 1 cup
    Chilli Bor : 4 - 5 nos
    Ginger finely chopped : ½ tsp
    Kokum : 3 - 4 pcs
    Green chillies slit : 3 – 4 nos
    Rye : ½ tsp
    Whole jeera : ½ tsp
    Cloves : 2 – 3 nos
    Cinnamon stick : 1” pc
    Curry leaves : few
    Jaggery : 1 tsp
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp
    Red chilli powder : 1 tsp
    Asafoetida : a pinch
    Oil : 2 tsp
    Salt : as reqd
    Chopped coriander leaves : few

Directions (Click image to enlarge it)

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Step 1

Soak the toovar dal in hot water for 30 minutes. Boil in a pressure cooker for 4 - 5 whistles.

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Step 2

Strain the dal with a steel strainer to remove the husk and keep aside.

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Step 5

Heat oil in a pan and add the rye.

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Step 6

When it crackles add the whole jeera, cloves, cinnamon, asafoetida, curry leaves, slit green chilies, bor chilies and fry for 1 minute.

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Step 7

Add the strained dal, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, kokum, jaggery, ginger and salt.

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Step 8

Add 2 - 3 cups water according the consistency required. The dal should be like a soup.

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Step 9

Bring to a boil. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with rice.

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