Gujarati Dal Recipe

A classic sweet , spicy and tangy Gujarati Dal that is super simple to make and lip smacking delicious to eat along with phulka and shaak or even like a dal chawal. A classic sweet , spicy and tangy Gujarati Dal that is super simple to make and lip smacking delicious to eat along with phulka and shaak or even like a dal chawal. Try it and you will love it. Dal is full of proteins and is made in different ways in different homes. If Kokum is not available you can even add lemon juice or tamarind pulp for the sourness. And kokum lends a unique flavour to the dal.

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Ingredients for Gujarati Dal Recipe

  • As required Ingredients FOR DAL
  • 1 cup Toor dal
  • 3/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2.75 cup Water
  • As required ADDITIONAL
  • 2 tablespoon Peanuts
  • As required MASALA
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 2 Bay leaf leaves
  • 1 stick Cinnamon inch
  • 1 No.s Tomato
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilly powder
  • 1 sprig Curry leaf
  • 2 piece Kokam mall
  • 1 tablespoon Jaggery
  • As required GARNISH
  • As required Coriander leaves chopped

Directions: Gujarati Dal Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.Place 1 cup of washed toor dal in a pressure cooker with 2 ½ cups of water.

step 2

  • STEP 1.After 2 whistles, reduce the flame and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, then turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally.

step 3

  • STEP 1.To cook the peanuts, place 2 tbsp peanuts in a small pressure cooker with a quarter cup of water and pressure cook for 3 whistles. Turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release naturally.

step 4

  • STEP 1.To make masala in a hot pan, add 1 tbsp ghee or oil, add ½ tsp mustard seeds and ½ tsp cumin seeds. Allow to splutter.

step 5

  • STEP 1.Then add 2 torn bay leaves, 1 inch broken cinnamon stick, 1 finely chopped tomato and 1 inch finely chopped ginger, ½ tsp turmeric powder, ½ tsp red chilli powder and 1 sprig of torn curry leaves.

step 6

  • STEP 1.Stir well and saute till tomatoes are cooked soft and smash easily.

step 7

  • STEP 1.Then add 2 small pieces of kokam and mix well.

step 8

  • STEP 1.When pressure of the dal cooker has released, open and mash the dal with a potato masher or a hand blender. Dal should be soft and consistency should be thin.

step 9

  • STEP 1.Also add the cooked peanuts. The water from the pressure cooked peanuts can also be added.

step 10

  • STEP 1.Then add 1tbsp jaggery and juice of 1sour lime. Dal should be of a watery consistency.

step 11

  • STEP 1.Bring the dal to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat. Adjust seasoning.

step 12

  • STEP 1.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and give it a stir before serving.
Nutrition
value
1194
calories per serving
17 g Fat57 g Protein228 g Carbs87 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    17g
  • Protein
    57g
  • Carbs
    228g
  • Fiber
    87g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    228g
  • Protein
    57g
  • Fiber
    87g

Fats

  • Fat
    17g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    1365mg
  • Iron
    22mg
  • Vitamin A
    1699mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    10mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    290mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    49mg
  • Vitamin E
    4mg
  • Copper
    3mcg
  • Magnesium
    426mg
  • Manganese
    24mg
  • Phosphorus
    901mg
  • Selenium
    34mcg
  • Zinc
    9mg
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