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Fatless Maa ki Dal ( Dals )


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This dal is traditionally referred to as makhni dal, since it contains a lot of butter. Our version is equally creamy but derives this virtue from low fat yoghurt instead.

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Makes 6 servings
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For The Dal
3/4 cup urad dal (split black lentils)
2 onions , grated
2 tomatoes , grated
1 cup low fat curds (dahi) , beaten
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tsp coriander-cumin seeds (dhania-jeera) powder
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Paste.
12 ginger (adrak)
2 green chillies
2 to 3 clove of garlic (lehsun)

For The Garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

  1. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal for 2 to 3 hours. Drain and set aside.
  2. Mix the black gram dal and onions with 2 teacups of water and cook in a pressure cooker until soft. Mash slightly.
  3. Add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, paste, coriander-cumin seeds powder, chilli powder and salt. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until the dal thickens.
  4. Add the yoghurt and sprinkle coriander on top.
  5. Serve hot.

Handy tip

  1. Dals are essential to one's daily diet as they are rich in essential amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamin b1 and iron.
Nutrient values Per Serving :
9.2 g 24.5 g 1.2 g

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Loves FoodJuly 12, 2012

Split black urad dal combined with curds to make a creamy fatless dal.

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Reviewed July 12, 2012by Loves Food

Split black urad dal combined with curds to make a creamy fatless dal.

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