Five Lentil Mix - Panch Dal

Five Lentil Dal
This is a mixture of all dals/lentils.  You may use any five you like.


Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Serves: 4-6
Recipe Type: Jain, Vegan, High Protein. Gluten Free

Ingredients:



1/4 Cup Chana Dal
1/4 Cup Split Green Mung Dal
1/4 Cup Tuvar Dal or Split Pigeon Peas
1/4 Cup Urad Dal or Split Matepa Beans
1/4 Cup Split Masur Dal, red in color
2    TBsp Clear Butter or Oil (for Vegan)
2    Medium Tomatoes, cut
4-6 Cups Water or as needed
Salt to taste
1    Tsp Turmeric
2    TBsp Coriander & Cumin Powder
2-3 Cloves
2-3 Sticks Cinnamon Sticks
1    Small Ginger, shredded or Paste
1    Small Green Chili, chopped
Few Leaves Curry (optional)
1    TBsp Lemon Juice
1/4 Tsp Chili Powder
1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds
1/2 Cup Onion
2    Cloves Garlic

Directions:
  1. Mix all of the Dals.
  2. Rinse all of the dals thoroughly 3-4 times. 
  3. Soak for at least one hour.
  4. If you cook with a pressure cooker, time it for two whistles otherwise bring to a boil and let it cook for ten minutes until dals are tender and cooked.
  5. Heat the oil or ghee in a separate pan. Add Cinnamon stick, cloves and cumin seeds.
  6. Let it sizzle it for few seconds. Add onion, garlic, spices and then tomatoes.
  7. Add all of the spices, add boiled dal.
  8. Add lemon juice and let it simmer for a couple of minutes, stirring frequently so it does not stick to the bottom on very low heat.  (This dal has a tendency to stick to the bottom of the pan)
  9. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
  10. Enjoy!
Tips:

Nutrition Facts are for Entire Recipe.
Divide by 4-6 for Single Serving




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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Five Lentil Mix - Panch Dal

Five Lentil Dal
This is a mixture of all dals/lentils.  You may use any five you like.


Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Serves: 4-6
Recipe Type: Jain, Vegan, High Protein. Gluten Free

Ingredients:



1/4 Cup Chana Dal
1/4 Cup Split Green Mung Dal
1/4 Cup Tuvar Dal or Split Pigeon Peas
1/4 Cup Urad Dal or Split Matepa Beans
1/4 Cup Split Masur Dal, red in color
2    TBsp Clear Butter or Oil (for Vegan)
2    Medium Tomatoes, cut
4-6 Cups Water or as needed
Salt to taste
1    Tsp Turmeric
2    TBsp Coriander & Cumin Powder
2-3 Cloves
2-3 Sticks Cinnamon Sticks
1    Small Ginger, shredded or Paste
1    Small Green Chili, chopped
Few Leaves Curry (optional)
1    TBsp Lemon Juice
1/4 Tsp Chili Powder
1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds
1/2 Cup Onion
2    Cloves Garlic

Directions:
  1. Mix all of the Dals.
  2. Rinse all of the dals thoroughly 3-4 times. 
  3. Soak for at least one hour.
  4. If you cook with a pressure cooker, time it for two whistles otherwise bring to a boil and let it cook for ten minutes until dals are tender and cooked.
  5. Heat the oil or ghee in a separate pan. Add Cinnamon stick, cloves and cumin seeds.
  6. Let it sizzle it for few seconds. Add onion, garlic, spices and then tomatoes.
  7. Add all of the spices, add boiled dal.
  8. Add lemon juice and let it simmer for a couple of minutes, stirring frequently so it does not stick to the bottom on very low heat.  (This dal has a tendency to stick to the bottom of the pan)
  9. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
  10. Enjoy!
Tips:
  • Less water is needed if a pressure cooker is used. 
  • Use 1 cup of lentils for every 2 cups of water. 
  • If you add water, make sure it is hot water.
  • This dal is very famous in state of Gujarat, India.
  • Easy and tasty preparation for wholesome Protein.

Nutrition Facts are for Entire Recipe.
Divide by 4-6 for Single Serving




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4 Comments:

At June 22, 2012 at 9:11 AM , Anonymous Kavita said...

Hey

Looks Interesting...wld try for sure and looking forward for more such wonderful recipes from you

Kavi

 
At July 17, 2012 at 9:57 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey when to add turmeric while putting lentils in pressure cooker the time of frying the masalas?

 
At July 17, 2012 at 10:02 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

when to add turmeric ? at the time of frying masalas or with dals in pressure cooker?

Navin

 
At July 18, 2012 at 8:33 AM , Blogger Jayshree said...

Navin,

Turmeric can be added at any time.
Whatever works for you. I add at the time of Frying Spices.Thank you for your interest.
jayshree

 

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