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Chawli Masoor Dal, Indian Chaulai Dal

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ચોળાની ભાજી અને મસૂરની દાળ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Healthy Chawli Masoor Dal, Indian Chaulai Dal in Gujarati) 

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chawli masoor dal recipe | healthy amaranth leaves dal with lentil | Indian chaulai dal is a nourishing accompaniment to your favourite roti. Learn how to make amaranth leaves dal with lentil.

To make chawli masoor dal, combine the masoor dal, turmeric powder, salt and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the chawli leaves, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally. Add the cooked masoor dal, prepared paste, a little salt and ¾ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Switch off the flame, add the lemon juice and mix well. Serve hot.

An all-time favourite, this healthy amaranth leaves dal with lentil combines chawli leaves with wholesome masoor dal and a flavourful masala paste to make a dish that surely wins the diner’s heart!

Apart from the irresistible taste, there are many more reasons that make the Indian chaulai dal a must-have, especially during pregnancy. Chawli is one of the richest sources of iron and vitamin A and ideal for pregnant women. The vitamin A together with the protein in the dal helps to maintain healthy skin and vision, while the iron keeps anemia at bay. We have added a dash of vitamin C rich lemon juice to improve the absorption of iron from the mouth-watering dal.

diabetics, heart patients, weight-watchers and women with PCOS can relish this chawli masoor dal. Senior citizens and kids also can make up for their nutrient requirement with this dal.

Tips for chawli masoor dal. 1. We suggest you make the paste fresh to gets its best flavours. 2. Chawli leaves can be substituted with spinach leaves or methi leaves. 3. Finely chopped onions can also be added and sautéed before adding chawli leaves. 4. If you are going to be eating the dal after few hours, add little water to it and adjust the consistency.

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Healthy Chawli Masoor Dal, Indian Chaulai Dal recipe - How to make Healthy Chawli Masoor Dal, Indian Chaulai Dal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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Ingredients

For Chawli Masoor Dal
1/2 cup chopped green chawli (amaranth) leaves
1/2 cup masoor (split red lentil) dal , washed and drained
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
2 tsp ghee
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp lemon juice

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Paste (using 5 Tbsp Water)
1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds
1/2 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp chopped ginger (adrak)
2 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces

For Serving With Chawli Masoor Dal
rotis
kachumber
Method

For chawli masoor dal

    For chawli masoor dal
  1. To make healthy chawli masoor dal, combine the masoor dal, turmeric powder, salt and 1½ 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. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the chawli leaves, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the cooked masoor dal, prepared paste, a little salt and ¾ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Switch off the flame, add the lemon juice and mix well.
  7. Serve the healthy chawli masoor dal hot.

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what is chawli masoor dal made of ?

  1. What is chawli masoor dal made of ? Chawli masoor dal is made from 1/2 cup chopped green chawli (amaranth) leaves, 1/2 cup masoor (split red lentil) dal, washed and drained, 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), salt to taste, 2 tsp ghee, 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) and 1 tsp lemon juice.

     
  2. To make a smooth paste (using 5 tbsp water), 1 tbsp coriander (dhania) seeds, 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera), 1 tsp chopped garlic (lehsun), 1 tsp chopped ginger (adrak), and 2 whole dry kashmiri red chillies, broken into pieces.

how to clean and wash masoor dal

  1. This is what masoor dal looks like. See here to know everything about  masoor (split red lentil) dal.
  2. Put the masoor dal in a glass bowl and cover with water. 1 cup of cooked Masoor dal gives 19 grams of protein. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones. Whole Masoor or masoor dal is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Masoor dal is is good for diabetics and a healthy heart. See detailed 10 health benefits of masoor dal.
  3. Use your fingers to remove dirt from the dal. You can see the water turning a muddy colour. Change the water a few times till the dal appears clean.
  4. Use a sieve and drain out the water.
  5. The masoor (split red lentil) dal is washed and drained. Click on this link to know everything about masoor (split red lentil) dal.

how to cook masoor dal

  1. To make chawli masoor dal recipe | healthy amaranth leaves dal with lentil | Indian chaulai dal, in a pressure cooker, add the washed and drained masoor dal.
  2. Add the turmeric powder.
  3. Add the salt.
  4. Add 1½ cups of water.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Close the lid and pressure cook for 2 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  7. This is how the masoor dal looks after pressure cooking. Keep aside.

how to make the paste

  1. Take a small mixer jar. So it’s easier to blend.
  2. Add coriander seeds.
  3. Add cumin seeds.
  4. Add chopped garlic. To make jain version omit garlic.
  5. Add chopped ginger. To make jain version omit ginger.
  6. Add the whole dry red chillies.
  7. Add 5 tbsp of water.
  8. Cover with a lid and blend till smooth.

how to select green chawli leaves, chawli ke patte, amaranth leaves

  1. Select bunches with crisp, green leaves that do not contain any markings or browning.
  2. Also check that the leaves should be free of worm damage.
  3. Avoid limp bunches and yellow leaves.

how to chop green chawli leaves, chawli ke patte, amaranth leaves

  1. Separate the chawli leaves from the stem. Discard the stems.
  2. Wash the leaves thoroughly.
  3. Remove the excess water by straining.
  4. Take a few leaves and chop them with a sharp knife on the chopping board.

how to make chawli masoor dal

  1. To make chawli masoor dal recipe | healthy amaranth leaves dal with lentil | Indian chaulai dal, heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan.
  2. Add the cumin seeds.
  3. Saute on a medium flame for 30 seconds. 
  4. Add the chawli leaves can be substituted with spinach leaves or methi leaves.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the cooked masoor dal.
  8. Add the prepared paste.
  9. Add little salt.
  10. Add 3/4 cup of water.
  11. Mix well. Cook chawli masoor dal recipe | healthy amaranth leaves dal with lentil | Indian chaulai dal on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  12. Switch off the flame, add the lemon juice.
  13. Mix well. Dal is ready.
  14. Serve chawli masoor dal recipe | healthy amaranth leaves dal with lentil | Indian chaulai dal hot with rotis and kachumber.

tips for chawli masoor dal

  1. We suggest you make the paste fresh to gets its best flavours.
  2. Chawli leaves can be substituted with spinach leaves or methi leaves. Show together both with or in between.
  3. Finely chopped onions can also be added and sautéed before adding chawli leaves. From glossary.
  4. If you are going to be eating the dal after few hours, add little water to it and adjust the consistency.  Take image of bowl of water.

health benefits of chawli masoor dal

  1. Chawli Masoor Dal – rich in protein, vitamin A and iron. 
  2. Chawli leaves lend the necessary vitamin A and iron.
  3. While vitamin A has a role to play in vision and skin health, iron is needed for proper supply of oxygen and prevention of fatigue. 
  4. Masoor dal provides protein to maintain the health of all cells and organs. 
  5. This nourishing dal can be enjoyed by all healthy individuals as well as heart patients, obese people and diabetics. 
     
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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy125 cal
Protein6.9 g
Carbohydrates16.2 g
Fiber3.2 g
Fat3.6 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium28 mg

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Reviews

Chawli Masoor Dal
1
 on 20 Oct 20 08:04 PM


The grinded masalas taste raw and unfinished.
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks for the feedback. We will re-try and update the recipe.
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21 Oct 20 11:23 AM
चवली-मसूर दाल की रेसिपी
5
 on 16 May 18 05:09 PM


चवली-मसूर दाल एक अनूठे स्वाद के अलावा इसके कई और कारण हैं जो इस को पौष्टिक बनाते हैं, खास करके गर्भावस्था के लिए, दाल से मिलने वाले विटामिन ए के साथ प्रोटिन त्वचा और दृष्टि दोनों ही स्वस्थ बनाए रखने में मदद रूप होता है। इसे गरमा-गरम चावल या रोटी के साथ इसका सेवन कीजिए। इस तरह की हेल्थी रेसिपी बताने के लिए तरलाजी का बहुत अभार
Chawli Masoor Dal
5
 on 29 Jan 16 10:38 AM


masoor dal and chawli leaves a good combination.. to have a healthy dal.. less spicy and goes well with plain steamed rice.. Must try recipe..
Chawli Masoor Dal
4
 on 25 Nov 13 08:02 PM


I tried a variation using tur+masoor dal and no coconut milk. Tasted quite nice
Chawli Masoor Subzi
4
 on 08 Jul 12 06:34 AM


Great recipe. Liked it.