In India split lentils are called Dal. Here Dal is a most famous, highly consumed and a necessary food. It is served daily atleast for one time in our meal, necessary in all the parties, easily available in all the restaurants with different tastes. Dal is found in a wide variety and can be made of different types, with different combinations. These are low in fat and rich source of protein and fiber. In this video we are going to make simple dal which is mostly served with Batis, chapattis or Rice. The combination of different dals provides a nutritious and healthy meal to you. This dal is made without garlic, without onion.but you can add if want. So watch this video, and share your comments with me.
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Dal for Bati – simple and nutritious
Yellow moong dal – 2 tbsp
Arhar dal – 1 tbsp
Chana dal – 1 tbsp
Red masoor dal – 1 tbsp
White udad dal – 1 tbsp
Water – 3 glasses
Ghee – 1 tsp
Salt – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
Garam masala – a pinch of
Coriander leaves – for garnishing
For seasoning –
Oil / Ghee – 2-3 tbsp
Green chilli chopped – 1 small or ½
Small piece of ginger – crushed
Jeera (cumin seeds ) – ½ tsp
Heeng(asafetida)- 1/8 tsp or a pinch of
Bay leaf – 1
Mix all dal and soak for 20 minutes. Wash properly. Heat water in a pressure cooker. Put washed dal, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder and ghee. Cover and take one whistle at high flame than 4-5 whistle at low flame. In a seasoning bowl heat oil , season with heeng, jeera and bay leaf. Add little turmeric and chilli powder ( optional ) and chopped green chillies and ginger. Cook just for few seconds and immediately add boiled dal to it. Garnish with garam masala and coriander leaves.Dal is ready to eat. Serve it with Bati, chapatti, rice etc.
1.Combination of dal is on your choice.
2.Season with only ghee, heeng and jeera gives a flavour.
3.Consistency of dal can be change by adding more water to it, it’s up to choice.
4.Add Garlic to increase taste.