Dal bafla Recipe

Dal Bafla is a popular dish from the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It consists of steamed dumplings made from a mixture of wheat flour and semolina, which are then served with a flavorful lentil curry. The dumplings are first boiled and then baked, giving them a unique texture and taste. The lentil curry is made with a variety of spices and is rich and creamy. Dal Bafla is a wholesome and satisfying dish that is often enjoyed with ghee and pickles.

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Ingredients for Dal bafla Recipe

  • as required For The Dumplings
  • 0.40 cup Wheat Flour
  • 1/5 cup Semolina
  • 0.40 tablespoon Ghee
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water As Needed
  • as needed For The Lentil Curry
  • 1/5 cup Cooked Lentils
  • 0.40 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/5 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/5 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/5 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/5 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/5 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water As Needed
  • as per your need For Serving
  • as needed Ghee
  • as required Pickles
  • as per your need Salad Or Yogurt

Directions: Dal Bafla Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a mixing bowl, combine wheat flour, semolina, ghee, salt, and water to make a stiff dough.
  • STEP 2.Divide the dough into small portions and shape them into round dumplings.
  • STEP 3.Boil the dumplings in water until they float to the surface, then remove and let them cool.
  • STEP 4.Preheat the oven and bake the dumplings until they turn golden brown and crispy.
  • STEP 5.In a separate pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds, onions, ginger-garlic paste, and spices.
  • STEP 6.Add cooked lentils, water, and salt to the pan and simmer until the curry thickens.
  • STEP 7.Serve the dal bafla hot with ghee, pickles, and a side of salad or yogurt.
  • STEP 8.Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure the dough for the dumplings is stiff enough to hold its shape.
  • To check if the dumplings are cooked, insert a toothpick into one - it should come out clean.
  • You can adjust the spice level of the lentil curry according to your preference.
  • For added flavor, garnish the dal bafla with fresh coriander leaves before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Dal bafla is best served hot, straight from the oven.
  • You can drizzle some ghee over the dumplings for extra richness.
  • Leftover dal bafla can be reheated in the microwave or on the stovetop.
  • Serve it with a side of salad or yogurt to balance the flavors.
Nutrition
value
485
calories per serving
2 g Fat22 g Protein91 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Carbs
    91g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    91g
  • Protein
    22g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    117mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    1028mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    116mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    33mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    148mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    292mg
  • Selenium
    15mcg
  • 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