Dal Recipes

Banjari Dal ( Traditional Preparation of banjaras people from Rajasthan )


Serving – 2


Ingredients:
Split Black  Gram with skin ( Kali urad dal) ,soaked – 6 Tablespoons
Split Bengal Gram ( Chana Dal), soaked – 4 Tablespoons
Ghee – 1 to 2 Tablespoons
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Onion , sliced – 2 Medium
Cloves -3 to 4
Cinnamon Sticks – 1
Dried Red chillies – 2 to 3
Ginger Paste -1/2 Tablespoon
Garlic Paste -1 Tablespoon
Coriander Powder – 1 Teaspoon
Black Pepper Powder – 1 /2 Teaspoon
Green chillies, chopped – 2
Red chilli Powder – 1/2 Teaspoon
Fresh coriander Leaves – 2  Tablespoons
Lemon Juice – 1 Tablespoon

Method:
Pressure cook urad dal and chana dal with turmeric powder ,salt and 2 cups of water for 3 to 4 whistles or until done.
Heat ghee in pan and add onions slices ,cloves ,cinnamon and dried red chillies and saute till onions turn golden. Add ginger – garlic paste ,coriander powder ,red chilli powder ,black pepper powder ,green chillies and saute for couple of minutes.

Add boiled dal and cook for 3 to 4 minutes . Switch off the flame . Add lemon juice and mix well. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves , lemon slice , mint leaves and serve hot . 

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