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Panchratna Dal | Dal Panchmel Recipe | Mixed Dal Tadka

Panchratna Dal | Dal Panchmel Recipe | Mixed Dal Tadka

A healthy bowl full of Panchmel dal is all you need for a power packed day. The nutrients of these dals will keep you healthy and you will surely savor the blend of flavorful spices. This Panchmel dal recipe adds up more indian flavors on your menu. Serve it to guests or have this yummy and nutritious dal anytime. I am sure everyone will relish it.

Here is a step by step recipe with pictures to make delicious and steaming hot bowl of Panchmel dal.  When you are in no mood of cooking too lavish dishes or looking for some simple meals then making Panchmel dal is a good option for you. I often include dals in my meals, especially dinners.Serve this tantalizing and nutritious Panchmel dal steaming hot along with chapatti, parantha, naan or rice.

Direction :

Getting Ready :

Take 2 tbsp chana dal, soak it for 1 to 2 hours. Take 2 tbsp Arhar Dal, soak it in a separate bowl. Take 2 tbsp Masoor dal, 2 tbsp soaked split black urad dal. Take 2 tbsp Moong dal.Finely chop a tomato.

panchratan dalMaking :

Add the soaked dals to the cooker, Pour water 1 inch from above the level of dal. Add 1 tsp salt, ¼ tsp turmeric powder. Close the lid of the cooker. Boil until there is a single whistle. Reduce the flame, and cook the dal on low flame for 2 minutes. Cook until the pressure escapes from the cooker.

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For tempering, turn on flame put a pan to heat and add 2 to 3 tbsp ghee to it. Once sufficiently hot add ½ tsp cumin seeds to it. Reduce flame Add ½ pinch asafoetida , ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ inch finely chopped ginger, 2 finely chopped green chili, 8 to 10 curry leaves, 2 red chilies, and 2 green chilies cut vertically.

panchratan dal

Add 1 finely chopped tomato to it, Cook until tomatoes are easily mashed and till the ghee separates from the masala.

panchratan dal

For more flavors add whole spices i.e 1 brown cardamom, 4 cloves, 8 to 10 black pepper, peel the brown cardamom, take out the seeds, and coarsely grind the cloves and black pepper and add it too. Add ¼ tsp red chili powder. Saute the spices well.

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Check the dal if it is ready, Put the dal into the masala, Mix well. Add a little finely chopped green coriander and mix well. Cook the dal for another 1 to 2 minutes.

panchratan dalServing :

Panchratan dal is cooked and ready, It is really tempting. Take it out in a bowl. To make it more delicious you can add a little ghee on it. The ghee enhances the taste of the dal, mix it well. Garnish the dal with finely chopped green coriander. Panchmel dal can be relished with chapatti, pratha , naan or rice.

panchratan dalSuggestion :

  • You can also take urad dal if desired.
  • You can increase the quantity of red chili powder if desired.

Panchratna Dal | Dal Panchmel Recipe | Mixed Dal Tadka panchratan-dal
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Soaked Chana Dal - 2 tbsp (30 gm)
  • Soaked Arhar Dal - 2 tbsp (30 gm)
  • Soaked Urad dal - 2 tbsp (30 gm)
  • Soaked Moong dal - 2 tbsp (30 gm)
  • Soaked Masoor dal - 2 tbsp (30 gm)
  • Ghee - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Green coriander - 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped)
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida - ½ pinch
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder - ¼ tsp
  • Tomato - 1
  • Ginger - ½ inch (finely chopped)
  • Whole Garam Masala
  • Brown cardamom -1
  • Cloves - 2
  • Black pepper - 8-10
  • Curry leaves - 8-10
  • Red chili - 2
  • Green chili - 2
Instructions
  1. Take 2 tbsp chana dal, soak it for 1 to 2 hours. Take 2 tbsp Arhar Dal, soak it in a separate bowl. Take 2 tbsp Masoor dal, 2 tbsp soaked split black urad dal. Take 2 tbsp Moong dal.Finely chop a tomato.
  2. Add the soaked dals to the cooker, Pour water 1 inch from above the level of dal. Add 1 tsp salt, ¼ tsp turmeric powder. Close the lid of the cooker. Boil until there is a single whistle. Reduce the flame, and cook the dal on low flame for 2 minutes. Cook until the pressure escapes from the cooker.
  3. For tempering, turn on flame put a pan to heat and add 2 to 3 tbsp ghee to it. Once sufficiently hot add ½ tsp cumin seeds to it. Reduce flame Add ½ pinch asafoetida , ¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp coriander powder, ½ inch finely chopped ginger, 2 finely chopped green chili, 8 to 10 curry leaves, 2 red chilies, and 2 green chilies cut vertically.
  4. Add 1 finely chopped tomato to it, Cook until tomatoes are easily mashed and till the ghee separates from the masala.
  5. For more flavors add whole spices i.e 1 brown cardamom, 4 cloves, 8 to 10 black pepper, peel the brown cardamom, take out the seeds, and coarsely grind the cloves and black pepper and add it too. Add ¼ tsp red chili powder. Saute the spices well.
  6. Check the dal if it is ready, Put the dal into the masala, Mix well. Add a little finely chopped green coriander and mix well. Cook the dal for another 1 to 2 minutes.