Gujrati Dal

Gujrati Dal

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A traditional Gujaratis dal recipe with a typical sweet and spicy tinge of taste is best paired with steamed rice. The dal is cooked, blended well and cooked with jaggery, tamarind and a tempering of mustard seeds, curry leaves and hing.

Gujrati Dal recipe - How to make Gujrati Dal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4


  1. Wash and pressure cook the dal in 4 cups of water.
  2. In another vessel, pressure cook the yam, peanuts and kharekh.
  3. When the dal is cooked, cool slightly and blend till it is smooth.
  4. Prepare the tempering by heating the ghee and oil and adding the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, curry leaves, cloves, cinnamon, bay leaf, red chillies and asafoetida.
  5. Add 3 cups of water, the cocum, tomato, jaggery, lemon juice, ginger, green chilli, chilli powder and turmeric powder and simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Add the dal, yam pieces, peanuts, kharekh and salt and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.
  7. Serve hot garnished with coriander.