One Dish Dal, Mix Veg Dal

Here is a unique One-Dish Dal, which combines two dals with loads of veggies and taste-givers like ginger and green chillies. It is indeed very tasty and filling, and an apt accompaniment for any meal.

When you are in the mood to do something different, you can even have this dal as a mid-day snack or breakfast, because it is so sumptuous!

A traditional tempering of seeds and curry leaves adds more josh to this wholesome combo of veggies and dal, making it a truly delectable dish.

You can also try other one-dish recipes like Lentil and Vegetable BrothLentil and Vegetable Broth and Dal Dhokli .

One Dish Dal,  Mix Veg Dal

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One Dish Dal, Mix Veg Dal recipe - How to make One Dish Dal, Mix Veg Dal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     3Makes 3 servings
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For The Dal
2 tbsp yellow moong dal (split yellow gram) , washed and drained
1/4 cup masoor dal (split red lentil) , washed and drained
1 slit green chilli
1 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
1 tsp roughly chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
6 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/2 tsp fenugreek (methi) seeds
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 cup ladies finger (bhindi) , cut into long strips
1/2 cup cluster beans (gavarfali) , cut into 25 mm. (1") pieces
1/4 cup carrot cubes
1/2 cup potato cubes
1/4 cup brinjal (baingan / eggplant) cubes
1 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

For the dal

    For the dal
  1. Combine the yellow moong dal, masoor dal, green chilli, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Discard the green chilli and whisk the dal till smooth. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, curry leaves, fenugreek seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  2. Add the lady fingers, cluster beans, carrot, potatoes, brinjal, chilli powder and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the cooked dal, little salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy192 cal
Protein6.7 g
Carbohydrates20 g
Fiber4.6 g
Fat10.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A268.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.1 mg
Vitamin C14 mg
Folic Acid55 mcg
Calcium46.1 mg
Iron12.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium111.8 mg
Potassium75.8 mg
Zinc0.6 mg


One Dish Dal
 on 14 Jan 11 04:31 AM

One Dish Dal
 on 31 Aug 10 08:05 PM

I not only enjoyed making the dal, but enjoyed eating it too.Savs the trouble of cooking dal & vegs separately.Goes well with rice.