Char Dal Ka Dalcha

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Old 30-Nov-2014
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Char Dal Ka Dalcha


Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked:- 1/4 cup
Split pigeon pea (toor dal or arhar dal) soaked:- 1/4 cup
Masoor dal soaked:- 2 tablespoons
Moong dal soaked:- 2 tablespoons
Turmeric powder:- 1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder:- 1 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil:- 2 tablespoons
Onion:- 3 medium
Green chilli:- 2
White pumpkin:- 400 grams
Garlic:- 6-8 cloves
Ginger paste:- 1 teaspoon
Dried red chilli:- 3-4
Tamarind pulp:- 1 tablespoon
Pure ghee:- 2 tablespoons
Cumin seeds:- 1 teaspoon
Curry leaves:- 12-15


Step 1
Drain and put chana dal, toor dal, masoor dal, moong dal, ˝ tsp turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt in a pressure cooker.

Step 2
Add 2 cups water and cook under pressure till 3 whistles are given out.

Step 3
Meanwhile heat oil in a non stick pan. Slice onions and add and sauté. Slit green chillies.

Step 4
Peel and cut white pumpkin into ˝ inch pieces. Chop garlic.

Step 5
When onions brown, add ginger paste and sauté for 2 minutes.

Step 6
Break or cut dried red chillies into smaller pieces.

Step 7
Add green chillies to the pan and sauté. Add pumpkin, salt and cover and cook till pumpkin is nearly done.

Step 8
Open the cooker when the pressure reduces completely, add the dals to the pumpkin mixture and cook till pumpkin becomes soft.

Step 9
Add tamarind pulp and remaining turmeric powder and mix well.

Step 10
Heat ghee in a small non stick pan, add cumin seeds, garlic, red chillies and curry leaves, sauté for half a second, add to the dal and cover immediately to trap the flavours.Serve hot.

Old 12-Dec-2014
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