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Spicy Daal

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Occasion: Any   Total servings: 3
Cuisine: Pakistani   Calories:
Effort: Average   Pre-Prep time:
Best for: All   Preperation time: 30 min
How to serve: Hot    

Spicy Daal recipe by Mariam at
This tasty dish goes just as well with hot Chapatis as it does with plain rice.

2 cups Daal (Any sort of pulse you desire).
Water As requirad
1 tsp Peppers
CinnamonClick to find more about Cinnamon one inch piece
6 green chillies
1 cup GheeClick to find more about Ghee
SaltClick to find more about Salt To taste
Red chilli powder To taste
1/2 tsp TurmericClick to find more about Turmeric powder
1 tsp Garam masalah
2 Tbsp GingerClick to find more about Ginger and garlicClick to find more about garlic paste
2 Onions (cut to slices)
2 Tomatoes(cut into small cubes)

Lemons (optional) For garnishing
MintClick to find more about Mint leaves (optional) for garnishing
Fresh carder (Dhania) for garnishing(optional)

Soak the pulse in water over night.
Take it in a pot, add water enough to make it tender.
Add saltClick to find more about salt, red chilli powder, turmericClick to find more about turmeric powder, peppers, cinnamonClick to find more about cinnamon, and green chillies to it. Boil until the pulse becomes tender and homogenious with water. Never stir while boiling with any steel utensile otherwise daal will turn hard.
In a frying pan, take gheeClick to find more about ghee, add onionClick to find more about onion slices on melting and fry till they get light brown.
Add gingerClick to find more about ginger and garlicClick to find more about garlic paste to it. After a short while add tomatoes, a pinch of saltClick to find more about salt, red chillies and fry till the mixture turns into a smooth gravy.
Add this mixture to the boiling daal and stir with any wooden spoon.
Dish out and garnish with garam masalah, carder, mintClick to find more about mint leaves and lemon slices. Serve with rice.

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There are 3 comment(s) for this recipe.
by shaheen 5/5 Stars
ohh nice m gonna make this today :)

Tue Jul 17, 2012

by Anonymous 4/5 Stars
What is carder?

Sat Sep 25, 2010

by tabassum azmath 5/5 Stars
it is very easy 2 prepare

Sun Jan 10, 2010

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