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Amritsari Dal

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Time1 Hr
DifficultyIntermediate
Serves1

A popular dish served in Punjabi dhabas and enjoyed across the world, the Dal Amritsari recipe is a one-of-a-kind, delicious, protein-rich, healthy gravy. It is made with chana dal or urad dal and provides enough nourishment for hours. The dish can be enjoyed with naan or rice and served throughout the week for both lunch or dinner. The Amritsari dal restaurant-style recipe is a popular black-colo ... ured lentil dish that’s generally made in Punjabi gurudwaras and is a great way to enjoy a nutritious and power-packed dish that can serve many people at once. If you’re cooking it at home, you can easily serve up to four people for a couple of days with the dish. The simplistic taste of the recipe is what makes it so popular as it doesn’t require fancy ingredients. These ingredients can be accessed easily at your local store. The primary ingredients include the dal, onions, ghee, water and salt. There are hardly any spices added to the recipe and if you’re wondering how to make Amritsari dal, worry not. We’ve made a healthier recipe that’s easier to follow. The rustic flavours and subtle sweet taste even better the next day, so you know you’re in for a treat. Amritsari dal is also known as langarwali dal and this comes from the slow-cooked recipe. Storing it in the fridge ensures that it stays good for a week or so. It’s a great recipe to try out if you’re pure vegetarian and even vegan, allowing you to incorporate it into your diet for a couple of weeks.

Nutrition Info. (per serving)

ProteinFatCarbsFibre160 Cal160 Cal160 Cal160 Cal
  • 11gProtein
  • 5gFat
  • 26gCarbs
  • 4gFibre

Ingredients

Dry Grocery

Chana Dal

Chana Dal

1 tablespoon

Black Whole Urad Dal

Black Whole Urad Dal

1 tablespoon

Urad Dal Whole White Gota

Urad Dal Whole White Gota

0.5 tablespoons

Salt

Salt

0.5 teaspoons

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Refined Oil

Refined Oil

2 teaspoons

Red Chilli Powder

Red Chilli Powder

0.5 teaspoons

Garam Masala

Garam Masala

1 pinch

Black Salt

Black Salt

1 pinch

Menu Item

Ginger Garlic Paste

Ginger Garlic Paste

1.5 teaspoons

Tomato Puree

Tomato Puree

1.75 tablespoons

Fruits & Vegetables

Onion

Onion

1 unit

Tomato

Tomato

1.5 units

Ginger

Ginger

1 small piece

Other

Water

Water

0.75 glasss

Green Chillies

Green Chillies

1 unit

Garlic

Garlic

1 piece

Jeera Powder

Jeera Powder

1 pinch

Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

4 leafs

Lemon Juice

Lemon Juice

0.5 teaspoons

Directions

1In a bowl, add Chana Dal, Black Urad Dal & White Urad Dal.
2Add Water and soak for 15-30 mins.
3In a pressure cooker, add the soaked lentils, Salt & Turmeric Powder. Cook till 3 to 4 whistles.
4In a pan, add Oil , Ginger Garlic Paste. Saute till golden brown.
5Add Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric Powder, chopped Onion. Cook for 5 mins.
6Add chopped Tomato.
7Add Tomato Puree & cook for 5-10 mins.
8Onion Tomato Masala is prepared. Keep aside.
9In a pan, add Oil, chopped Green Chilli, chopped Garlic & chopped Ginger.
10Add Ginger Garlic Paste & Onion Tomato Masala.
11Add Turmeric powder, Red Chilli Powder, Cumin Powder, Garam Masala & Black Salt. Cook for 2 mins.
12Add cooked Lentils to the pan.
13Add Water & Salt. Cook till desired consistency.
14Take of the heat and add Lemon Juice. Chopped Coriander for garnish.

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