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Fried Dahl (Spicy Fried Lentil curry)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, August 5, 2010, In : India 








Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup red lentils
  • 1/4 cup yellow moong dal (Whole green gram )
  • 1/8 cup masoor dal (red gram )
  • 1/8 cup channa dal (chickpeas )
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • 3/4 cup onion (finely chopped)
  • 1/3 cup tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 4 tablespoon ghee
  • salt to taste

Garnish
  • 3-4 hot green chilies
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
  • 2/3 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 2/3 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2 tablespoon coriander (chopped)
  • 1/2 thickly chopped onion


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Dahi Bhalle (Lentil Dumplings in Yoghurt)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, July 15, 2010, In : India 



Ingredients:
  • Urad Daal washed 250 gm,
  • Water 1 litre
  • 1 Medium sized Onion finely chopped
  • Ginger - chopped into small pieces,
  • Chopped Green coriander 2 Tablespoons
  • Chopped Green chillies x 2
  • Cumin seed, 1/2 tsp dry roasted
  • Salt, 1/2 tsp.,
  • Cooking Soda (Soda-bicarb), 2 pinches
  • Oil for frying
  • Yoghurt, 500 gm

Method:
  1. Soak the Daal in plenty of water and leave it for about 3 to 6 hours or overnight
  2. Drain the water and grind the Daal.
  3. You may need to add water while grinding (Do not add too much of water)
  4. O...

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Katen Joshi (Burmese Lentil Soup)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, February 15, 2010, In : Myanmar 


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Ingredients:

  • 480 ml (2 cups) red lentils
  • 1440 ml (6 cups) water
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) cilantro, chopped
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) Chinese celery, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Garnishes:
  • 2 hot green chillies, finely sliced and soaked in white vinegar and pickled for a min of an hour.
  • 2 cups chopped sweet onions, cooked slowly in 1/3 cup peanut oil until dark and caramelised.
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and grated and cooked in an inch of hot oil until crisp and golden brown, then drained on paper towels.
  • 2 cups bread cubes...

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Mati Mah

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : Myanmar 



Ingredients :

  • 1 cup urad dal
  • ½ tsp soda bi carb
  • 4 pods of garlic
  • 1" piece of ginger
  • 2 green chillies
  • ½ tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 tsp mustard oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt to taste

Method :


  1. Soak the urad dal for about 2 hours.
  2. Add 2 cups of water, soda bi carb and salt and boil in a pressure cooker and cook till the dal is tender. Cool.
  3. Peel and great the ginger. Peel and crush the garlic.
  4. Heat the oil in a kadhai or wok and add the fenugreek seeds and the bay leaf, and allow them to splutter.
  5. Add the ginger-garlic and...

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Pyajo

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, January 20, 2010, In : Myanmar 



Ingredients :
For the wadas :
  • 2 teacups gram dal
  • 2 sliced onions
  • 10 green chillies
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep frying
For the curry :
  • 4 large boiled potatoes
  • 2 large coconuts
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 tsp maida
  • 1½ tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp powdered gram dal
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • salt to taste
For the sweet chutney :
  • 1 teacup tamarind
  • 1 teacup dates
  • 1 teacup gur
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • salt to taste
For the garlic chutney :
  • 1 pod garlic
  • 6 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 small raw mango (optional)
  • salt to taste
For the garam masala :
  • 15 small r...

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Dal Bhat (Lentil Soup & Boiled Rice)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, December 27, 2009, In : Nepal 




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Ingredients:

3 cups of water
1 cup red lentils
1 Tbs. peeled minced fresh ginger
1 tsp. seeded, chopped fresh green chili
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. sugar
1/2 tamarind concentrate
1 tsp. vegetable oil
1/4 black mustard seed
1/2 five-spice


Method:

Bring water to boil in pan over medium heat. Add lentils. Reduce heat and simmer covered until lentils are tender, about 15 minutes. They should break easily when pressed between thumbs and index fingers. Remove from heat.
Puree this mixture with ginger and green ...
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Daal Urad

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 


Ingredients:

1 cup Urad(white) daal 
1 Onion sliced 
1 Tomato diced(optional) 
1tsp Ginger grated
1-2 Green chilies chopped 
Coriander leaves finely chopped
1tsp Cumin seeds
2 bayleaves 2 cloves 
1/2 tsp. turmeric powder 
Salt to taste
A pinch of Garam masala
Red chili powder to taste
30 ml (2tbsp) oil 
5 ml (1tsp) lemon juice


Preparation:

Clean and wash the daal properly. Soak it in water for 10-15 minutes.
Boil it in 5 cups of water. Boil till it becomes soft. It should not become pasty. Remove the ...

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Daal Khatti Meethi

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 


Sweet and sour dal.

Ingredients:

1 cup Bengal gram
100 gm beet root
50 gm groundnut
1 tsp mustard seeds
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 dried dates
50 gm *jaggery
1/2 cup tamarind juice
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp coriander powder
6-7 curry leaves
1 piece cinnamon
2 tsp cloves
1 tsp clarified butter
1 tblsp chopped coriander
1 tsp salt
a pinch of asafetida
2-3 chilly paste

Method:

Rinse Bengal garm and add beet root pieces to it and cook in a cooker.
When cooked add turmeric powder,salt,coriander powder,jaggery,dry...

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Daal Panchmel

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 


A spicy dal recipe with a mixture of 5 dals. 


Ingredients:
50 gm split green gram lentil (moong ki dhuli dal)
50 gm urad ki dhuli dal
50 gm arhar dal
50 gm horse beans (chane ki dal) 
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) 
a pinch asafoetida (hing) 
1 1/2 tsp salt (namak) 
1 tsp red chilly powder (lal mirch) 
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi) 
1/2 tsp spice blend (garam masala) 
1 tsp coriander powder (dhania) 
1 lemon (nimbu) 
1 tbsp coriander (dhania) 
2 tbsp clarified butter (ghee)


Method:

Mix all lentils and was...

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Daal Parsi

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 




Ingredients:

1 cup Split Red Lentil
a pinch of Turmeric Powder
2 chopped Green Chilli
2 flakes chopped Garlic
2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee) 
Salt to taste 
1 tblsp chopped Coriander Leaves
1 tsp Cumin Seeds

 
Method:

Cook the dal with the turmeric powder and sufficient water in a pressure cooker.
Cook till the dal is cooked.
Remove from the flame.
Mash the dal with a wooden spoon. keep aside in a pan.
Heat the ghee in a pan.
Add the garlic,salt, green chillies and the cumin seeds.
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Daal Moong

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 





Ingredients:

1/2 cup Moong Dal ( Green Gram) 
1 small Onion chopped 
1/4 tsp Mustard seeds 
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder 
Pinch of Asafoetida (Hing)
1 long chopped Green Chillies
15 ml (1 tbsp) Oil 
2 Curry Leaves 
Few Coriander leaves


Preparation:

Pressure cook moong ki dal for 2 whistles.
Mash it and add turmeric powder, hing and salt to it.
Add 1 cup water.
Heat oil in a pan and season it with mustard seed, cumin seeds, green chillies and curry leaves.
Add the chopped o...

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Daal Masoor

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 





Ingredients:

2 cups masoor dal 
7.5 ml (1 1/2 teaspoons) garam masala 
7.5 ml (1 1/2 teaspoons) turmeric 
1 tsp salt 
80 ml (1/3 cup) oil 
1 1/2 onions, chopped 
1 head garlic, separated, chopped 
1 (1-inch piece) ginger root, chopped 
2 jalapeno chiles, chopped 
2 tomatoes, chopped 
1 bunch coriander, chopped 
Water

Method:

Rinse massor dhal thoroughly, until water is clear. In pot bring 1 quart water to boil. Add massor daal.
Cook half way, about 10 to 15 minutes, add 1/2 teaspoon garam masala, 1/...

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Daal Masala

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 




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Ingredients:

1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal) 
5 slit Green Chilli
1 tblsp chopped Coriander Leaves 
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder 
1/2 cup grated Coconut
Salt to taste
1 tsp Mustard Seeds 
1 tsp Cumin Seed
2 chopped Tomato
1 tblsp Oil 
1 meduim sized sliced Onion

 

Method:

Wash and soak the lentils for 30 minutes.
Grind the grated coconut with a little water to a smooth paste in a blender.keep aside.
Fry the sliced onions till golden brown. remove and keep aside.
Cook the gram in a pressure c...

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Daal Gujarati

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 





A spicy and sweet dal recipe.

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup split red gram lentil (arhar dal)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds (raai) 
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) 
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi) 
  • 2 tsp coriander powder (dhania) 
  • 7-8 curry leaves (kadi patta) 
  • 2 cloves (laung) 
  • 1 piece cinnamon stick (dalchini) 
  • a pinch asafoetida (hing) 
  • 1 tsp salt (namak) 
  • 2 green chilly (hari mirch) 
  • few coriander leaves (dhania patti) 
  • 1/2 cup tamarind (imli) water
  • 1 tbsp clarified butter (ghee) 


Method:
 
Soak gram lentil in water f...

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Daal Nawabi

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 
 

Ingredients:

1 cup split black gram lentil 
1/2 cup Bengal gram 
1/2 cup red kidney beans 
1 piece ginger 
4 onion
7-8 garlic buds
6 tomato 
some tamarind 
2 green chilly
few coriander leaves 
1/2 cup curd
50 gm cottage cheese (paneer) 
1 cup cream
1/2 tsp turmeric powder) 
1 tsp cumin seeds 
2 tsp salt 
1/2 tsp red chilly powder  
1/2 tsp black pepper powder
2 tsp sugar
4 tbsp clarified butter (ghee) 


How to make dal nawabi: Soak all dals and kidney beans in a container for 6-7 hours.
 
Grind ginger, garl...

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Daal Maakhni

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 




Ingredients:

1 cup whole urad daal (urad sabut)
1tbsp Red kidney beans (Rajma) 
1 onion finely chopped 
1 tomato finely chopped 
2.5 cm (~1") Ginger piece 
2-3 green chilies finely chopped 
chopped coriander leaves
4-5 flakes Garlic paste
120 ml (1/2 cup) stirred curd 
120 ml (1/2 cup) fresh stirred cream (malai) 
30 ml (2tbsp) butter 
5 ml (1tsp) cumin seeds (jeera) 
2.5 ml (1/2tsp) turmeric powder 
2.5 ml (1/2tsp) Garam masala 
Red chili powder to taste
2.5 ml (1/2tsp) dhania powder
Salt to taste


Method :

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Daal Chana

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 






Ingredients:

1 cup chana daal 
7 cup water 
1 tsp salt 
1/4 tsp cayenne
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/4 tsp cumin powder
1/4 tsp corriander powder 
1 tblsp tamarind pulp
1 tsp sugar 
1 tblsp vegetable oil 
1/4 tsp black mustard seeds 
1 chopped garlic clove

Preparation:

Soak the chana daal in 4 cup water for 2-3 hours then wash and drain.
Boil 3 cups water and the salt in a pan.
Add the chana dal, cover the pan and cook over medium flame for 30 min.
Stir the dal when cooked.
Add cayenne, turmer...

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Daal Arhar

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, September 15, 2009, In : India 




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Ingredients:

1 cup Split Red Lentil (Masoor Dal) 
1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi) 
1 tsp Cumin Seed Powder (Jeera) 
2 Green Chilli (Hari mirch) 
2 Dry Red Chily (Saboot Lal Mirchi) 
1 tsp chopped Ginger (Adrak) 
2 Bay Leaf (Tej Patta)   
10 gms Mixed Spices (onion seeds,fenugreek seeds,aniseeds,cuminseeds and mustard seeds)
2 tblsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
1 tsp Sugar 
Salt to taste

Method:

 
Wash the dal and cook the dal in a sauteuse with the turmeric, salt and the sugar over a medium flame.
Add...

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