Bathua urad dal/sagpaita Recipe

Bathua urad dal, also known as sagpaita, is a nutritious and flavorful dish made with bathua leaves and split black gram lentils. This traditional Indian recipe is packed with protein, fiber, and essential vitamins. The bathua leaves add a unique earthy flavor to the dal, making it a delicious and healthy option for a meal. Serve it with rice or roti for a wholesome and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Bathua urad dal/sagpaita Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Urad Dal, Washed And Soaked
  • 1/2 cup Bathua Leaves, Washed And Chopped
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee Or Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • pinch A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Bathua Urad Dal/sagpaita Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the urad dal for 2 hours.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, add the soaked dal, bathua leaves, chopped onions, tomatoes, ginger-garlic paste, and spices.
  • STEP 3.Pressure cook for 4-5 whistles or until the dal is cooked and tender.
  • STEP 4.Once cooked, mash the dal slightly with a spoon to thicken the consistency.
  • STEP 5.In a separate pan, heat ghee or oil and add cumin seeds, dried red chilies, and asafoetida.
  • STEP 6.Add this tempering to the cooked dal and mix well.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • You can adjust the consistency of the dal by adding more water if desired.
  • For added flavor, you can also add a pinch of garam masala powder.
  • If bathua leaves are not available, you can substitute with spinach or fenugreek leaves.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover bathua urad dal can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the dal hot with steamed rice, jeera rice, or roti.
Nutrition
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341
calories per serving
2 g Fat24 g Protein53 g Carbs15 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Carbs
    53g
  • Fiber
    15g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    53g
  • Protein
    24g
  • Fiber
    15g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    97mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    32mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    92mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    199mg
  • Manganese
    6mg
  • Phosphorus
    384mg
  • Selenium
    25mcg
  • Zinc
    3mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp