Panchmela Dal Recipe

Panchmela Dal is a traditional Rajasthani dish made with a combination of five different lentils. It is a rich and flavorful dal that is packed with protein and nutrients. The lentils are cooked together with spices and then tempered with ghee and aromatic spices. Panchmela Dal is usually served with roti or rice and makes for a wholesome and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Panchmela Dal Recipe

  • 0.06 cup Split Bengal Gram
  • 0.06 cup Split Pigeon Peas
  • 0.06 cup Split Black Gram
  • 0.06 cup Split Green Gram
  • 0.06 cup Split Red Lentils
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • pinch A Pinch Of Asafoetida
  • 1/2 Dried Red Chilies
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Panchmela Dal Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the lentils for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the lentils with water, turmeric powder, and salt until soft.
  • STEP 3.Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, asafoetida, and dried red chilies.
  • STEP 4.Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté until fragrant.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped onions and cook until golden brown.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • STEP 7.Add the cooked lentils and mix well.
  • STEP 8.Add red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, and salt.
  • STEP 9.Simmer the dal for 10-15 minutes until the flavors are well combined.
  • STEP 10.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or rice.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the lentils helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • You can adjust the spice levels according to your taste.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a dollop of ghee while serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Panchmela 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 Panchmela Dal hot with roti, rice, or naan for a complete meal.
Nutrition
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115
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat8 g Protein18 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    18g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    18g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    37mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    283mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    35mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    61mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    142mg
  • Selenium
    15mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
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