How to make Seyal Dabal -

Bread cooked with spices and tomatoes is oh so delicious!

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Bread (ब्रेड), Tomato (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Seyal Dabal

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Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Seyal Dabal Recipe

  • Bread 1 loaf

  • Tomato 4 tablespoons

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoon

Method

Step 1

Trim the edges of the bread slices if you wish or let them remain. Tear them into medium sized pieces. Heat oil in a pan. Add asafoetida, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and onion. Sauté till the onions are translucent.

Step 2

Add tomatoes and stir. Add green chillies, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and mix. Sauté for two to three minutes. Add one cup of water and salt to taste. When the water comes to a boil add the torn bread pieces and mix well.

Step 3

When all the water has been absorbed, sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and mix lightly. Add lemon juice and mix. Serve hot immediately.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.