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How to make Sabz Bahar Arhar Dal - A mixed vegetable dal makes it a spicy affair.

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This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Split Pigeon Pea, Cauliflower (फूलगोभी)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

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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 Sabz Bahar Arhar Dal checkout Keoti Dal, Dal Dhokli, Dal Dhokli, Amti . You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Kevati , Dahi Ki Kadhi, Amti, Sambhar.

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Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Sabz Bahar Arhar Dal Recipe

  • Split Pigeon Pea 3/4 cup

  • Cauliflower 1/4 medium

  • Green chillies slit 1-2

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Carrot 1 inch pieces 1 medium

  • Drumsticks 2 inch pieces 2

  • French beans 1 inch pieces 6-8

  • Oil 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Garlic chopped 4-5 cloves

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 tablespoon

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoon

  • Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Wash dal two to three times in plenty of water. Soak in one and half cups of water for twenty minutes.

Step 2

Cook the dal in the same water in which it was soaked, with slit green chillies and turmeric powder in a pressure cooker for four to five minutes or until soft.

Step 3

Soak cauliflower in warm salted water. Similarly cook the cauliflower, carrots, drumstick and French beans in one cup water in the pressure cooker for three to four minutes or until tender.

Step 4

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, stir briefly and add chopped ginger, garlic and sauté for a minute. Add red chilli powder and coriander powder and stir briefly.

Step 5

Dilute the tamarind pulp in quarter cup of water and stir into the pan. Add cooked lentils and vegetables along with its cooking liquor to the pan, mix well and add salt.

Step 6

Continue to cook for three to four minutes on medium heat or till all the ingredients combine well. Serve hot.

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