Variety Dal

Nutritious and Tasty dal

Variety Dal | Pachakam

Variety Dal

Nutritious and Tasty dal

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Sivagami Annamalai

Published On: 10 Nov 2006

Rating: 5
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20 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Soak all the dals in water for about 20 - 30 mins.

Step 2

Pressure cook all the different types of dals together with a pinch of turmeric and drop of oil for about 4 whistles atleast, so that they are well cooked.

Step 3

Allow to cool and then mash the dal well and keep aside.

Step 4

Grate the tomato and keep aside.

Step 5

Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.

Step 6

Splutter cumin seeds.

Step 7

Add the chopped onions and saute till light brown.

Step 8

Add in the grated tomato and cook well.

Step 9

Add 1 tsp of cumin powder and cook for a minute.

Step 10

Add in the mashed dal and mix well.

Step 11

Add a little water if required and allow to cook for 5 mins, till it all blends well.

Step 12

Add in the salt to taste.

Step 13

:- The dal has to be of thick consistency.

Step 14

When done, remove from stove.

Step 15

Add a tbsp of curds and mix it well.

Step 16

:- Serve hot with chappathi/rotis.

Step 17

:- You may use any type of dal. Using 4 - 5 different types of dal adds to nutrition value.
:- If u do not have curds, u may use a tbsp of lime juice instead.

Bhama Karunakaran

very tasty for chappathi as well rice, we added required red chilli powder also chilli powder is missing in the recipe. Thanks

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