Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Teen Ratna Dal Video by Tarla Dalal

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This flavoursome combination of three lentils and various spices is a good source of calcium, protein and iron for the mom-to-be. Enjoy it with rice variations or just dip your roti in it for a truly heady experience. 

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Makes 4 servings



  1. Combine the dals, green chilli, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Remove the green chilli and discard it. Keep the dal aside.
  4. For the tempering heat the oil in a deep pan, add the cumin seeds, cardamom, cloves and ground pepper.
  5. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and red chilli and sauté on a slow flame for a while.
  6. Add the onions and sauté on a slow flame till they turn translucent.
  7. Add the prepared dal mixture, salt and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add the lemon juice, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another minute.
  9. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Recipe Source: Teen Ratna Dal by Tarla Dalal

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