Moong Dal Vada (Bhajia-Pakoras-Fritters)

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…p baking soda 1 tsp salt Also need oil to fry Instructions   Wash and soak dal in about 3 cups of water for four hours or longer. Grind dal coarsely using very little water. Add all the ingredients to the dal batter, potatoes, cilantro, green chili, ginger, cumin seeds, asafetida and salt, beat the batter for 2-3 minutes this will make the batter light. Add the water if needed, batter should be soft. If batter is too thick Vadas will be hard. Heat…

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Toor Dal

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…Turn off the heat and wait until steam has stopped before opening. Mix the dal well. If the dal is thick, add more boiling water to desired thickness. Mix the mango powder and garam masala with a few spoons of water and add the mixture to the dal. Variation 1: Vegetable Chaunk/Seasoning Heat the oil in a saucepan. Test the heat by adding one cumin seed to the oil; if it cracks right away, the oil is ready. Add hing, cumin seeds, and mustard seeds….

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Dal Dhokli (Gujarati One Dish Meal)

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…the dal so it becomes creamy texture, you can use the hand blender to mix dal. Dal will be consistency of thick batter. Add about 3-4 cups of boiling water. Dal should be very liquidey, consistency of runny batter. Add peanuts, chili powder, tomatoes, ginger, and jiggery to dal, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Prepare the seasoning, heat the oil in a small pan, when oil is moderately hot add the cumin s…

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Moong Dal Dosa

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…hopped 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp salt 6 tbsp oil Instructions   Wash the dal, changing the water several times until it appears clear. Soak dal in four cups of water for at least four hours. Drain the water. Blend the dal with green chile and ginger, adding water slowly as needed to make a smooth batter. Note: The less water, the smoother the batter. Mix the salt and cumin seeds into the batter. Add water as needed. The total water added will be…

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Urad Dal Puri (Bedmi Puri Kachori)

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…te 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon oil Oil to fry Method Wash and soak urad dal four hours or more. Drain the water. Blend dal coarsely into a thick paste, preferably in a food processor, using as little water as possible. In a bowl mix all the spices. Add to the flour and mix well. Add the dal paste (pithi) to the flour and form into a soft dough using lukewarm water as needed. Dough will be a little sticky. Grease your palm. Spread one teaspoon o…

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Cabbage Chana Dal Salad

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…y marinated. Notes Variations Substitute chana dal with split yellow moong dal or moong dal sprouts. You can substitute the dal with boiled corn and finely chopped bell pepper. Suggestions This salad dressing can be used with any salad. Take out the vinegar and use this dressing with fresh fruit, adding chopped mint leaves. Keyword brunch, Cabbage, chana, Dal, Gluten Free, Moong, Refreshing, Salad, Spices, summer, Vegan Tried this recipe?Let us kn…

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Dal Pakwan Chaat

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…fine sooji samolina 2 Tbsp oil 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cumin seeds jeera For Dal 3/4 cup chana dal bengal gram 2 Tbsp oil 1 tsp cumin seeds jeera 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp turmeric haldi 1 Tbsp ginger chopped 1 green chili chopped 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp garam masala 1/2 tsp mango powder amchoor For Garnishing 1/4 cup tamarind chutney check the recipe on my web site 1/2 cup cucumber chopped in small pieces Instructions   Pakwan, Crispy This Puries…

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Masala Khichdi (Rice and Moong Dal)

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…ntro finely choped 1/4 tsp garam masala Instructions   Wash rice and moong dal changing water 3 to 4 times, drain the water. Use the pressure cooker to save time. In preassure cooker add rice, beans, potatoes, salt, turmeric, clarified butter, and 3 cups of water. Close the pressure cooker and seal the exhaust, or put the weight. Cook over high heat. After the pressure cooker start steaming lower the heat to medium and cook for about 4 minutes. Tu…

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Stuffed Masala Rava Idli, Spicy Chana Dal Stuffing, Healthy Snack, Easy Idli Recipe

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…, curd 3/4 cup water as needed 1 tsp ENO fruit salt Stuffing 1/2 cup chana dal bangal gram 1/2 cup potato boiled and cut into small cubes 2 Tbsp green chilies chopped 1 tsp ginger shreddded 1 tsp salt 1/4 tsp turmeric haldi 1 tsp coriander powder dhania 1 tsp dry mango powder amchoor 1/2 tsp cumin seeds jeera 1/8 tsp asafetida hing 1/4 tsp garam masala Utensils for Making Idlis, Idli stand, or Alternatively, an egg poacher can work just as well, i…

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Moong Dal Khichdi

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…their own recipe for khichdi. At my home khichdi was made with split moong dal and rice. I have added the laucki (ghia, opo squash, bottle gourd), to make this a more complete one dish and one pot meal. Recipe will serve 3 Ingredients: ½ cup rice ½ cup moong dal 2 cup shredded opus also known as bottle guard, laucki or ghia, you can also use zucchini shredded with skin on 1 tablespoon clarified butter (ghee) if you are vegan replace the ghee with…

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Dal Paratha (Stuffed Indian Flat Bread)

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…ving the access water if needed. consistency of soft dough. Consistency of dal is very important for this recipe. If dal is too soft it will be difficult to do the filling, then stir fry the dal to bring to the right consistency. If it is too dry and crumbly add little water. In a bowl mix dal with salt, fennel powder, chili powder and asafetida. Adjust the pepper and salt to taste. Set aside. Making Paratha Divide the dough and filling into eight…

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Laucki Chana Dal (Bottle Gourd, Ghiya, Doodhi)

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…nger, turmeric, and chili powder and stir for a few seconds. Add the chana dal, bottle gourd, salt, and one cup of water (adjust as needed to desired gravy thickness; bottle guard varies in moisture content). Cook the chana dal until soft. About fifteen minutes. Turn off the heat and add the mango powder, garam masala, and cilantro. Stir and cover the pan for a few minutes before serving. Notes Serving suggestion Serve with roti (whole wheat flat…

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Moong Dal Halwa

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…nd saffron; set aside. In a non-stick or heavy bottom frying pan add moong dal paste and melted butter. Mix well. Turn on the stove to medium heat and fully cook dal paste. Use spatula to gently press the paste, then fold the paste over and press again. Repeat this pressing and folding of the dal paste several times until the texture becomes grainy and light brown in color. This will take approximately 15 minutes, and will have a sweet, mild aroma…

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Chana Dal

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…darker brown than chickpea and has a nutty taste. Kala chana is high in iron and protein. Split Chana Dal Without the skin and split, chana is known split chana dal. Flour from chana dal is called Basen. Chana dal is delicious, nutritious and easily digested….

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Moong Dal Ladoo

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…nd transfer into a plate and let it cool to the room temperature. Once the dal comes to room temperature, grind it to a fine powder. In a bowl mix roasted dal powder, sugar, cardamom powder and crushed almonds. All the ingredients should be mix well. Keep aside. Melt the ghee, ghee should be warm, pour the warm ghee over dal mixture and mix it well. Take 2 tablespoons of mix in your palm and make them into balls. If the laddu is not holding shape,…

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