Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mixed Khatti Daal


BM# 72
Week: 4, Day 1
Theme: Special Theme

Last week of this marathon, and I have picked Special Theme for this week. The special Theme will feature recipes from Hyderabadi Cuisine. This is a spread which I posted some time back and I have posted a couple of recipes from the spread, I still have some more to post.

Hyderabadi cuisine is a royal cuisine and we have a special daal called khatti Daal which is served with Biryani. The khatti daal is made with Pigeon pea daal , but I have made the same daal with mixed daals , a little twist which my guests really liked.

Hyderabadi Daal

Ingredients
1 cup mixed daals
(toor daal , green moong daal, urad daal and channa daal )
1 tomato
1/2 inch ginger, finely chopped
3-4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2-3 green chilly, finely chopped
1 tbsp tamarind tamarind pulp/ lemon juice
1/4 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp red chilly powder
Salt to taste

Tempering
2-3 tsp ghee
1/2 tsp red chilly powder
Pinch hing

Method
Wash and soak the Daals for 15 minutes.
Boil the Daal with tomato,ginger, garlic and salt and pinch turmeric.
Cook the Daal for 3-4 whistles, let the pressure drop .
Check the daal it should be well cooked. Mash it a little.
Add water to get the desired consistency.
Add tamarind pulp, green chilly, dry spices .
Let the daal cook for about 10 minutes on slow fire.
Temper the daal with the tempering ingredients in the order they are mentioned.





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17 comments:

  1. I never tasted biryani with daal. Since it is khatta, it probably goes well even with biryani. Btw, I was thinking of making khatta daal for tonight's dinner and decide to do the regular one instead.

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  2. yummy ! love home made dals to restaurant ones any day !

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  3. Loved your platter vaishalli!! Especially the last lick.. It makes me hungry!!

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  4. Oh the spread looks so sinful Vaishali...the dal sounds so yum!

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  5. Lovely spread.. I looking for all dal recipes. Thanks for introducing me this new one.

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  6. The dal looks delicious and it is so easy to make!

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  7. One done for September theme :-)

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  8. the use of several lentils must add great variety to this dal

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  9. Wonderful spread of dishes. Love your version of making dal and the red chili tempering on the top looks really tempting.

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  10. This dal looks absolutely irresistible and super comforting.

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  11. Coming over for some daal and of course biryani.

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  12. Delicious spread vaishali! We never get bored of dal, this one looks super inviting!

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  13. That's a delicious and comforting looking dal.

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  14. I have made khatta toor dal, but never tried it with mixed dal. That should be so delicious. I am definitely making this :)

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  15. First I used to think biriyani with dall but when I tasted this combination specially with this katti dal it became a favourite . Hohh lovely spread vaishali

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