Panchkuti Dal

Jain Panchkuti Dal

Serving: 2 Persons

Ingredients :

  • 1 Cup Mixed Dal
  • 2 Tomatoes (Finely Chopped)
  • 1 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder (Lal Mirch)
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds (Rai)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander – Cumin Powder (Dhana Jeeru)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Ghee
  • Coriander To Garnish (Finely Chopped)
  • 2 Green Chillies (Hari Mirch) (Slitted)
  • Pinch of Asofoetida (Hing)
  • 8-10 Curry Leaves (Kadi Patta)
  • Salt To Taste

*Mixed daal contains equal amounts of Yellow Moong Daal, Tur Daal, Urid Daal, Masoor Daal and Chana Daal.

Method :

  • Mixed Dal contains equal amounts of Yellow Moong Dal, Tur Dal, Urid Dal, Masoor Dal and Chana Dal.
  • Wash All the Dals together and soak it for half an hour.
  • Pressure Cook the Dal for 4 whistles.
  • Roughly blend the boiled Dals to a coarse consistency.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan and add Rai, Jeera, Chillies, Hing, Curry Leaves and Chopped Tomatoes.
  • Add Salt, Red Chilly Powder, Turmeric, Dhana Jeera Powder and Garam Masala.
  • Let the Tomatoes to soften and then add the Boiled Dal To It.
  • Add Water if needed.
  • Add Lemon and Chopped Coriander as needed.
  • Let it cook for a minute or so.

You can serve this as Dal Baati or with Jeera Rice, Roti, Naan etc.

Keywords: Dal, Daal, Dhal, Dahl

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