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Dal Sunehri – Split Black Gram & Bengal Gram Spiced Stew

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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. Sunehri means golden in hindi; when this lentils stew is ready, it comes out beautiful golden in color.

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What is Dal Sunehri?

Dal sunehri is an Indian lentils stew; which is the combination of two lentils (split black gram & split bengal gram), and seasoned with spices. Sunehri means golden in hindi; when this lentils stew is ready, it comes out beautiful golden in color. So I decided to name it, ‘Dal Sunehri’. This creamy, aromatic, and spicy lentils stew is a perfect side dish for lunch/dinner. Dal sunehri goes very well with flatbreads or steamed rice.

Let’s learn to make Dal Sunehri in easy to understand quick steps.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Add chili powder, coriander powder, and garam masala powder along with ¼ cup of water. Let the spices cook with water for few minutes. Add kasuri methi and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Now add boiled dal, and mix well. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes. Add lemon juice and again mix well. Remove from heat.
  • Serve hot with any of your favorite bread or or steamed rice. Enjoy!

Dal Sunehri – Split Black Gram & Bengal Gram Spiced Stew [RECIPE]

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. Sunehri means golden in hindi; when this lentils stew is ready, it comes out beautiful golden in color.
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INGREDIENTS

Ingredients for Dal Sunehri:

• skinless split black gram, washed-1 cup
• split bengal gram, washed- ½ cup
• onion paste – ½ cup
• green chili, chopped
• tomato, chopped – 1
• ginger-garlic paste – 1 tbsp
• chili powder – 1tsp
• cumin seeds – ½ tsp
• mustard seeds – ½ tsp
• coriander powder – 2 tsp
• turmeric powder – ¼
• garam masala powder – ¼
• dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) – 1 tbsp
• pinch of asafoetida
• olive oil – 2 tbsp
• lemon juice – 1 tbsp

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Side Indian 4

Nutrition Info: 121 calories // Servings: 1 Serving

INSTRUCTIONS:

Instructions for 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 ¼ 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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