Panchmel Dal

This Rajasthani Dal recipe is from Asha's blog Foodieshope..I tried it yesterday and it tasted great

1/2 cup greengram dal
1/4 cup bengalgram dal
1/4 cup red gram dal
1/4 cup masoor dal
2 tbsp blackgram dal
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
2 tbsp of tomato sauce
Finely chopped coriander to garnish
2 tbsp of ghee
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 bay leaves
2 cardamoms crushed
A small piece of cinnamon
2 cloves
2 redchillies
2 tsp of ginger paste
1/2 tsp red chilli powder

Pressure cook all the dals together with turmeric and mash well.

Heat oil, butter and add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, bayleaf and red chillies. Then add ginger paste, turmeric, tomato sauce and red chilli powder and mix well.

Add the dal, salt and cook well till the dal blends with the masala.

Garnish with coriander leaves.
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Siri said...

Yummy looking dal EC..Ashaji's recipes are always a hit.Isn't it! :D


Asha said...

Looks yum EC, got to make it again. Goes well with parathas too if you make it thick. Glad you tried it, healthy dish!:)

Swati Raman Garg said...

heyy i have missed some of ur creations... i too made panchmel dal for dal bati..

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