and lemon dal. Today’s recipe is a another simple and healthy dal. This
sweet and sour dal is a common dish in Gujarati homes. If you are
looking for more gujarati recipes then check this gujarati stuffed bhindi and farsi puri recipe.
Gujarati Style Sweet & Sour Dal Recipe:
Preparation & Cooking Time : 25 mins
Serves: 4 – 5 persons
Toor Dal: ½ cup
Tomatoes: 2 medium sized
Raw Peanuts: ¼ cup
Chopped Green Chillies: 1 tsp
Red Chilli Powder: as needed
Chopped Ginger: ½ tsp
Curry Leaves: 5 – 6
Chopped Coriander Leaves: 1 tbsp
Sugar / Powdered Jaggery: 1 to 1.5 tbsp
Turmeric Powder: ¼ tsp
Mustard Seeds: ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds: ½ tsp
Fenugreek Seeds: ¼ tsp
Oil / Ghee: 1.5 tbsp
A big pinch of hing
Salt to taste
the rinsed toor dal and one cup of water in a pressure cooker and cook
for 3 – 4 whistles. Mash the dal and set aside.
|Gujarati Surti Dal with rice and jowar roti|
2. Heat ghee in
a vessel and add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds and
let them splutter.
3. When the seeds stop popping, add the ginger, green
chillies, curry leaves and hing. Fry for a couple of seconds.
4. The add
the chopped tomatoes and peanuts and cook until tomatoes are soft.
add the cooked dal, turmeric, salt, red chilli powder, jaggery and
approximately one cup of water. Combine well and let it cook on a low
flame for 10 minutes.
6. The dal should be of pouring consistency. Remove
from the flame and add the coriander leaves and lemon juice. Mix well
and serve with rice or roti.
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