With an amazing sweet and sour taste this traditional Gujrari Dal recipe is reflection of Gujarati culture and uses the typical ingredients and spices.
Goes very well with steamed rice.
1 cup Arhar Dal.
2 tbsp Peanuts.
1 tbsp Ghee.
1/2 tsp Rai.
1/2 tsp Jeera.
1/4 tsp Methi Dana.
1/4 tsp Asafoetida.
8 Curry Leaves.
2 Stick Cinnamon.
2 Red Chillies.
4 piece Kokum.
1 Tomato chopped.
1 tbsp Jaggery.
Juice of 1 Lemon.
1 tbsp Ginger chopped finely.
2 Green Chillies.
1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder.
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder.
2 tbsp Coriander Leaves chopped.
Salt to taste.
Wash and soak dal with peanuts for 4 hours.
Pressure cook up to 5 whistles.keep aside.
Once the dal is cooked,cool slightly and blend till it is smooth.
In a pan heat oil and ghee,add Rai,jeera,methi seeds,cloves,cinnamon and Asafoetida.
Once jeera turns brown add curry leaves,red chillies and green chillies.stir for a minute.
Add kokum,tomato jagger, lemon juice,ginger,chilli powder and turmeric.Cook for 2 minutes.
Add 2 cups of water,cooked dal and peanuts,salt and chopped coriander leaves.
Tip:This dal is very thin in consistency,and more you simmer it,more flavorful it will become.
Happy Cooking !!!