Godi Dal (Mangalorean Dal) Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Godi Dal, also known as Mangalorean Dal, is a traditional South Indian lentil dish that is packed with flavors. It is made with toor dal (pigeon peas) cooked with a blend of aromatic spices and coconut. The dal has a creamy texture and a slightly tangy taste, making it a perfect accompaniment to rice or roti. This comforting and nutritious dish is a staple in Mangalorean cuisine and is loved for its simplicity and deliciousness.

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Godi Dal (Mangalorean Dal)

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Ingredients for Godi Dal (Mangalorean Dal) Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Toor Dal
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as per your need A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Coconut Paste
  • as needed Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Godi Dal (mangalorean Dal) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the toor dal for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the dal with turmeric powder and salt until soft.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and dried red chilies.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked dal to the pan and mix well.
  • STEP 8.Add tamarind pulp, red chili powder, and coconut paste. Mix well.
  • STEP 9.Simmer the dal for 5-10 minutes until the flavors blend together.
  • STEP 10.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the dal helps in faster cooking and better digestion.
  • You can adjust the consistency of the dal by adding more or less water.
  • For a richer flavor, you can temper the dal with ghee instead of oil.
  • You can add vegetables like drumsticks or bottle gourd to the dal for variation.
  • Serve the dal with a squeeze of lemon juice for an extra tangy taste.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover dal can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the dal hot with steamed rice or roti for a wholesome meal.
  • You can also serve the dal as a side dish with dosa or idli for breakfast.
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Recipe By Slurrp