Maharashtrian Dal Amti Recipe

Maharashtrian Dal Amti is a comforting and flavorful lentil curry from the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is made with a combination of lentils, such as toor dal and chana dal, cooked with a blend of spices and tamarind pulp. The curry has a tangy and slightly spicy taste, making it a perfect accompaniment to rice or roti. It is often garnished with fresh coriander leaves and served with a dollop of ghee.

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Ingredients for Maharashtrian Dal Amti Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Toor Dal
  • 0.08 cup Chana Dal
  • 1 cup Water
  • 0.17 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.67 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.33 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.33 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.08 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 0.33 Onion, Chopped
  • 0.33 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.67 Green Chilies, Chopped
  • 0.33 Tomato, Chopped
  • 0.33 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 0.33 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.17 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 0.67 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Maharashtrian Dal Amti Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the lentils for 30 minutes. Drain the water.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, add the lentils, water, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook for 3-4 whistles or until the lentils are cooked.
  • STEP 3.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and asafoetida.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions, ginger-garlic paste, and green chilies. Cook until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped tomatoes, red chili powder, coriander powder, and garam masala. Cook until tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 6.Add the cooked lentils and tamarind pulp. Mix well and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the lentils helps in faster cooking.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste preference.
  • You can add vegetables like drumsticks or pumpkin for variation.

Storage and Serving

  • This dish is best served fresh and hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a pan or microwave before serving.
Nutrition
value
245
calories per serving
2 g Fat15 g Protein40 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Carbs
    40g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    40g
  • Protein
    15g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    90mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    573mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    85mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    14mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    108mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    240mg
  • Selenium
    10mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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