How to make Punjrattani Dal - Dal cooked with five spices

This recipe is from the book Kadai Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Green gram, Lentils (दाल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Punjrattani Dal

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Punjrattani Dal checkout Moong Phali Ki Kadhi, Jain Osaman, Khattu Mag, Palakwali Moong . You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Rasam Powder, Lucknowi Dal, Arbi Ki Kadhi, Vadya Cha Kalvan.