Panchmel Dal

35-40 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25-30 minutes | Servings: 2

Ingredients

1 tbsp Ghee (घी)

Water (पानी)

¼ cup Masoor Dal (मसूर दाल)

¼ cup Chana Dal (चना दाल)

¼ cup Tuvar Dal  (तुवर दाल)

¼ cup Moong Dal (मूंग दाल)

¼ cup Urad dal (उड़द दाल)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

1 tsp Turmeric Powder (हल्दी पाउडर)

½ tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

 

For Tempering

2 tbsp Ghee (घी)

2-3 Dry Red Chillies (सूखी लाल मिर्च)

½ tsp Cumin Seeds (जीरा)

¼ tsp Asafoetida (हींग)

1 medium Onion – sliced (प्याज़)

1 inch Ginger – crushed (अदरक)

1 tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

 

For Chilli Oil

4 tbsp Oil (तेल)

2 Dry Red Chillies (सूखी लाल मिर्च)

½ tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

 

For Garnish

Fresh Coriander Leaves (धनिया पत्ता)

 

Process

  • In a cooker add ghee, water, masoor dal, chana dal, tuvar dal, moong dal, urad dal, salt, turmeric powder , degi red chilli powder then put the lid on and give it 3-4 whistles.
  • Switch off the flames and let it cool down properly.

 

For Tempering

  • In a kadai add ghee dry red chillies, cumin seeds, asafoetida, onion, ginger and sauté until translucent.
  • Now add degi red chilli powder and the cooked dal from the cooker
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