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Dal Lucknowi

posted 3 Dec 2013, 00:30 by Rajmi Arun   [ updated 3 Dec 2013, 01:20 ]
Wanted a change from the regular Dal fry or the other dal dishes. Had a few of green gram dal, moong dal etc. Suddenly remembered seeing Dal Lucknowi dish prepared in one of the cookeryshow.

Ingredients:
Thuvar Dal - 1/2 cup
Moong Dal - 1/2 cup
Green gram Dal - 1/2 cup
Milk - 1/2 cup
Green chillies - 2 nos
Garlic cloves - 4 nos
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Red Chillies - 4 nos
Turmeric Powder - 1 pinch
Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
Curry leaves - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Asafodeita - 1 pinch
Ghee - 2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp

Method:
Wash and pressure cook the dals along with turmeric powder for about 5 whistles. Let it cool, remove and mash well. Transfer it to a hard bottom vessel add salt and mix thoroughly and bring it to a boil.

Heat seasoning laddle and add ghee to it. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter add cumin seeds, slit green chillies, red chillies, chopped garlic and saute well. Chop the curry leaves add it to the dal and pour the seasoning on top of it and mix well. Add milk and cook for just a min or two. Remove from flame, add finely chopped coriander leaves.

Can be served with hot rice or roti
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