Veg dhansak Recipe

Veg Dhansak is a popular Indian dish that originated in the Parsi community. It is a flavorful and nutritious combination of lentils, vegetables, and spices. The dish is known for its rich and aromatic gravy, which is made by blending various spices and lentils. The vegetables used in Veg Dhansak can vary, but commonly include potatoes, carrots, eggplant, and pumpkin. This hearty and wholesome dish is typically served with rice or Indian bread and is perfect for a satisfying vegetarian meal.

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Ingredients for Veg dhansak Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Lentils
  • 1/4 cup Mixed Vegetables
  • 1/4 Onion, Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ghee
  • 0.88 Lic Cloves, Chopped
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Veg Dhansak Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by soaking the lentils in water for about 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, heat oil and add cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste, and chopped onions. Saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add the soaked lentils, chopped vegetables, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and salt. Mix well.
  • STEP 4.Add water and pressure cook for about 4-5 whistles or until the lentils and vegetables are cooked.
  • STEP 5.Once cooked, use a hand blender to blend the mixture into a smooth gravy.
  • STEP 6.In a separate pan, heat ghee and add chopped garlic. Saute until golden brown.
  • STEP 7.Add the blended gravy to the pan and simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or Indian bread.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables of your choice like bell peppers, cauliflower, or green beans.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.
  • For a creamier texture, you can add a tablespoon of cream or coconut milk to the gravy.

Storage and Serving

  • Veg Dhansak can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dish in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve Veg Dhansak with steamed rice, jeera rice, or Indian bread like roti or naan.
Nutrition
value
373
calories per serving
4 g Fat19 g Protein69 g Carbs34 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Carbs
    69g
  • Fiber
    34g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    69g
  • Protein
    19g
  • Fiber
    34g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    512mg
  • Iron
    10mg
  • Vitamin A
    2029mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    136mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    49mg
  • Vitamin E
    2mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    233mg
  • Manganese
    18mg
  • Phosphorus
    319mg
  • Selenium
    19mcg
  • 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