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Dal Sunehri - Split Black Gram and Bengal Gram Spiced Stew

Dal sunehri is an Indian lentils stew which is the combination of two lentils (split black gram and split bengal gram), and seasoned with spices.

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Dal Sunehri - Split Black Gram and Bengal Gram Spiced Stew

Prep Time = 10 minutes
Cook Time = 30 minutes
Total Time = 40 minutes
Category = Side
Cuisine = Indian
Serves = 4
Nutrition Info = 121 calories
Serving Size = 1 Serving


» For Dal Sunehri //


» How to Make Dal Sunehri //

  1. Heat a pressure cooker. Add black gram, and split black gram, salt, tomato, asafoetida along with 4 cups of water. Cover the lid, and pressure cook for 6 whistles. Let it cook on on low heat for about 10 minutes. When the cooker is cooled off, open it.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard, and cumin seeds to it. When they start to splutter, add onion paste along with ginger-garlic paste. Saute for about 3-4 minutes or till it turns pink.
  3. Add chili powder, coriander powder, and garam masala powder along with 1/4 cup of water. Let the spices cook with water for few minutes. Add kasuri methi and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Now add boiled dal, and mix well. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes. Add lemon juice and again mix well. Remove from heat.
  5. Serve hot with any of your favorite bread or or steamed rice. Enjoy!


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