Arhar Dal Recipe


Arhar Dal Recipe

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  1. 1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal)
  2. 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  3. 1 tsp Cumin Seed Powder (Jeera)
  4. 2 Green Chilli (Hari mirch)
  5. 2 Dry Red Chily (Saboot Lal Mirchi)
  6. 1 tsp chopped Ginger (Adrak)
  7. 2 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)
  8. 10 gms Mixed Spices (onion seeds,fenugreek seeds,aniseeds,cuminseeds and mustard seeds) 2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  9. 1 tsp Sugar
  10. Salt to taste

How to make arhar dal:

  1. Wash the dal and cook the dal in a sauteuse with the turmeric, salt and the sugar over a medium flame.
  2. Add half of the ginger to the dal along with the cumin powder.
  3. When the dal is cooked and thick remove from the fire.
  4. Heat the ghee in a pan and add the mixed spices,(a little of onion seeds, fenugreek seeds , aniseeds, cumin seeds and mustard seeds all mixed together).
  5. When the mustard seeds crackle add the bay leaf, remaining chopped ginger , slit green chilliesand the broken red chillies. fry for 2 minutes and pour over the dal.mix thoroughly. serve hot.