Dal Bahar Recipe - A simple yet nutritious dish – dal cooked with vegetables and spices .

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) ( तुवर दाल/अरहर दाल ) ,

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Dal Bahar

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For more recipes related to Dal Bahar checkout Daily Dal , Dal Dhokli , Keoti Dal , Dal Dhokli . You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Makhanewali Kadhi, Dal, Dal Makhani, Turai Aur Moong Ki Dal. Or try out these recipes from Fusion Cuisine like Herb And Garlic Fish, Asparagus Soup, Corn Capsicum Vada, Mixed Sprout Salad.

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Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Ingredients for Dal Bahar

  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 3/4 cup

  • Carrot 1/2 inch pieces 1 medium

  • French beans 1/2 inch pieces 3-4

  • Drumstick 2 inch pieces 1

  • Cauliflower separated into florets 1/4 small

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Asafoetida optional a pinch

  • Green chillies slit 1-2

  • Garlic chopped 5-6 cloves

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

Method

Step 1

Soak dal in two cups of water for an hour.

Step 2

Heat oil in a cooker. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, slit green chillies, garlic and ginger. Sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add carrots, French beans, drumstick and soaked dal and mix. Now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and sufficient water and bring to a boil. When the water comes to a boil, add cauliflower, coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Step 4

Stir and put the lid of the cooker on. Cook under pressure till one whistle. Switch off the heat, open the pressure cooker lid only when all the steam has ceased in it. Mix lightly with the back of the round spoon.

Step 5

Serve hot.

How to make Dal Bahar

Step 1

Soak dal in two cups of water for an hour.

Step 2

Heat oil in a cooker. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafoetida, slit green chillies, garlic and ginger. Sauté for a minute.

Step 3

Add carrots, French beans, drumstick and soaked dal and mix. Now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and sufficient water and bring to a boil. When the water comes to a boil, add cauliflower, coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Step 4

Stir and put the lid of the cooker on. Cook under pressure till one whistle. Switch off the heat, open the pressure cooker lid only when all the steam has ceased in it. Mix lightly with the back of the round spoon.

Step 5

Serve hot.

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