Halwai November 14, 2017

Ingredients:

• 2 cups – Chana Dal
• 4 – green chillies, chopped
• 6-7 Curry leaves
• 1/2 tsp – Mustard Seeds
• 1/2 tsp – Turmeric powder
• 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds
• 1/2 tsp – Asafoetida
• 3 tbsp – oil
• 2 tsp – Sugar
• salt to taste
• 1.5 tsp – grated Ginger
• 1 tbsp – Lemon juice
• To garnish: 1 sprig – coriander, finely chopped
• freshly desiccated Coconut

Method:

  1. Soak the channa dal in water for 2 hours. Then grind finely with a little water.
  2. In a thick bottom pan, heat the oil.
  3. Add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Let it crackle.
  4. Now, add the turmeric powder, asafoetida, green chillies, ginger and curry leaves.
  5. Now, add the ground dal.
  6. Add the salt and sugar. Saute on medium flame till the dal completely dries up and there are no lumps left.
  7. Now add the lemon juice and mix well. saute for another minute.
  8. Sprinkle chopped coriander and freshly desiccated coconut. Serve hot.

Recipe courtesy of ishwari patwardhan