Sunday, February 20, 2011

PANCHRATNA DAAL (five lentils cooked together)

This daal is specialty of rajasthan. It’s delightful recipe with five lentils cooked together. 
1.      1/4  cup split red lentil (masoor dal)
2.      1/4 cup split green gram (moog dal)
3.      1/4 cup split red lentil (tuar dal)
4.      1/4 cup split black gram(urad dal)
5.      1/4 cup split bengal gram(chana dal)
6.      1/2 teaspoon  turmeric powder
7.      1 teaspoon red chili powder
8.      1 teaspoon garam masala
9.      1 teaspoon coriander powder
10.  1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
11.  1/2 teaspoon green chili paste
12.  1 tomato chopped
13.  1 small red onion chopped
14.  Salt to taste
15.  Coriander chopped for garnish
For tampering:
1.      3 tablespoon ghee or oil
2.      1 teaspoon cumin seeds
3.      2 bay leaf
4.      2 red dry chili
5.      4-5 whole black pepper
6.      curry leaves
7.      1 star anise
8.      1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
9.      1/4 teaspoon asafetida
1.          Wash and cook daals together in a pressure cooker with enough water.
2.          Heat 2 tbsp ghee in large pan and fry onions till transparent.
3.          Add tomatoes and fry for 2 min.
4.          Add cooked daals, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala,  black pepper,  ginger garlic paste, chili paste and salt.
5.          Cook again for 3 - 4 minutes.
6.          Heat 1 tablespoon oil in another small pan add cumin seed , bay leaf, star anise, asafetida,  whole red chili, curry leaves and  1/2 teaspoon red chili powder.
7.          Now add daal and cook for 5 min. And Garnish with coriander.
8.          Serve hot with rice, rotis or naan.
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    Medeja said...

    Nice, when I'll have all those kinds of dal I will try to cook it together.

    Torviewtoronto said...

    thank you for the add following you on google followers as well
    this is healthy and delicious looks wonderful

    Anu Santanu said...

    Wow nice and very healthy recipe..

    Anonymous said...

    Lentil soup is so comforting and delicious!
    You have a lovely site!


    Anonymous said...

    Thanks to all for your kind words , @Medeja & @Torviewtoronto yes you may try this when you have all lentils , its very much healthy.
    @Tammy yes its delicious indian style lentil soup you may try its very easy and good in winter.
    @Anu Santanu Thank, yes its really healthy recipe.

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