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Home>>East India>>Jharkhand>>Dalpeethi

Dal Peethi

Dalpeethi

Ingredients
 
  • cup arhar dal

  • cup moong dal cup masoor dal

  • 2 tblsp chana dal

  • 1 tsp haldi (turmeric) powder

  • 1 tsp red chili powder

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp garam masala powder

  • 1 tsp hing (asafetida) powder

  • Salt to taste

For Tadka

  • 1 tblsp cumin seeds

  • 2 cloves fresh garlic chopped tblsp onion chopped

  • dry red chili, broken

  • tblsp ghee

  • For Peethi:

  • 1-cup wheat flour or chapatti flour, made in soft dough.

Method

  • Wash dals and in a pot, add 6 cups water and dals.

  • Add salt, haldi, chili, garlic, and garam masala powders.

  • Mix and bring to boil. Now lower the heat and cook until dal is almost cooked.

  • In the meantime, take small loi of the dough, the size taken for making puri.

  • Dab with dry flour, make small size puris with hand. Hold the four opposite sides of the puri and bring it in the center to join.

  • Press with fingers to stick all four sides, leaving the center hollow. (So that when it is cooked, it will get filled with dal).

  • Make this from all the dough, about 12 or 15, depending on the size of loi taken.

  • When dal is almost cooked, add all the peethi made from dough. Boil and then cook on low heat. Add some water if dal seems thick.

  • Cook the peethis with dal for 20 minutes. By this time dal will be fully cooked and smooth in texture.

  • If dal is thick, add some hot water. Taste for salt. Switch off the stove.

  • For tadka, heat ghee in a deep spoon or a small pan. Add heeng, then cumin seeds and chili.

  • After a minute, add garlic pieces and chopped onion.

  • Cook till the onion is golden, then take the cover off dal and slowly pour this over dal and peethi.

  • Slowly mix with the spoon. Enjoy hot with aloo ka chokha and aam ka achar.  

 

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