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Nagori Dal Tadka ढाबे वाली नागोरी दाल तड़का Dhaba style Jowar Khichdi Bonus Recipe

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40-50 minutes
4-5
Nagori Dal Tadka ढाबे वाली नागोरी दाल तड़का Dhaba style Jowar Khichdi Bonus Recipe Recipe - Ranveer Brar

Ingredients

For Washing & Soaking Jowar

2 cups Jowar, ज्वार

Water as required, पानी

 

For Soaking & Cooking Dal

1 ½ cup Akkha Masoor, अक्खा मसूर

1 cup Toor Dal, तूर दाल

Water as required, पानी

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Nagori Dal

⅓ cup Oil, तेल

1 heaped tbsp Ghee, घी

3 no. dry Red chillies, सूखी लाल मिर्च

¼ tsp Asafoetida, हींग

1 ½ inch Ginger (peeled & roughly chopped) अदरक

5-6 no. Garlic cloves, chopped, लहसुन

3 no. large Onions, chopped, प्याज

1 no. Green chilli (less spicy & chopped) हरी मिर्च

2-3 tbsp Tender coriander stems, finely chopped, धनिये के डंठल

2 tsp Turmeric powder, हल्दी पाउडर

2 tbsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

2 no. large Tomatoes, chopped, टमाटर

Soaked fenugreek leaves, भीगी हुई कसूरी मेथी

1 cup Water, पानी

Cooked Dal, पकी हुई दाल

2 tbsp Jaggery, roughly chopped, गुड़

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

 

For Soaking Fenugreek Leaves

¼ cup dry Fenugreek leaves, कसूरी मेथी

1 ½ cup Water, पानी

 

For Jowar Khichdi

2-3 heaped tbsp Ghee, घी

A pinch of small Mustard seeds, छोटी राई

½ tsp Fennel seeds, सौंफ

½ tsp Cumin seeds, जीरा

Prepared Jowar powder, तयार किया हुआ ज्वार का पाउडर

2-3 cups Water, पानी

Salt to taste, नमक स्वादअनुसार

2 cups Water, पानी

 

For Frying Chillies

2 heaped tbsp Ghee, घी

5-6 no. dry Red chillies, सूखी लाल मिर्च

1 tsp Degi red chili powder, देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

 

For Garnish

Fried chili, तली हुई मिर्च

Ghee, घी

Coriander sprig, धनिया पत्ता

 

Process

For Washing & Soaking Jowar

  • In a bowl, add jowar, water and wash it well.
  • Add water and keep it aside to soak for 10-15 minutes.
  • Strain the jowar, transfer it to a mixer grinder jar and grind it coarsely.
  • Keep it aside for further use.

 

For Soaking & Cooking Dal

  • In a bowl, add Akkha masoor, toor dal, water and wash it well.
  • Add water and keep it aside to soak for 5-10 minutes.
  • In a pressure cooker, add soaked dal, water, salt to taste, cover it with a lid and cook it until 2-3 whistles.
  • Keep it aside to cool down at room temperature.

 

For Nagori Dal

  • In an earthen pot or handi, add oil, ghee, once it’s hot, add dry red chillies, asafoetida, ginger, garlic, onion and saute it well until translucent.
  • Add green chillies, tender coriander stems and saute for a minute.
  • Add turmeric powder, degi red chili powder, tomatoes, soaked dry fenugreek leaves and cook for a while on medium flame.
  • Add water, cook dal and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes on low flames.
  • Add jaggery, salt to taste and give it a quick boil.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl or dish, garnish it with fried chili and coriander sprig.
  • Serve hot with prepared jowar khichdi and fried chili.

 

For Jowar Khichdi

  • In a pressure cooker, add ghee, once it’s hot, add jowar, salt to taste, water and stir well.
  • Cover it with a lid and cook it until 2-3 whistles until cooked well.
  • Transfer it to a serving bowl or dish, garnish it with fried chili and coriander sprig.
  • Serve hot with prepared dal and fried chili.

 

For Soaking Fenugreek Leaves

  • In a bowl, add dry fenugreek leaves, add water and soak it for 10-15 minutes.
  • Keep it aside for future use.

For Frying Chili

  • In a pan, add ghee, once it’s hot, add dry red chillies and fry it for a minute.
  • Add degi red chili powder, turn off the flames and mix it well.
  • Keep it aside for further use.

 

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