Mah ki Dal Recipe

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Mah ki Dal is a celebrated delicacy from Punjabi. This is the low calorie version specially made for weight loss and diabetes people.

Servings: 4

One preparation of Mah ki dal recipe will give 1 serving for 4 people.

Calories: 138

Each serving of Mah ki dal recipe will give 138 calories.

Ingredients for Mah ki Dal Recipe

  • 3/4 cup urad dal with skin (split black gram with skin)
  • 1 cup onion, grated
  • 1 cup tomato, grated
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 2 tsp coriander-cumin (dhaniya-jeera) powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 cup low fat curd (dahi)
  • 1 small piece (50mm) ginger
  • 1 tsp green chilly finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped

How to prepare Mah ki Dal Recipe

mah ki dal recipe

  1. Clean the urad dal and soak it in water for about 2 to 3 hours. Drain the water and keep the dal aside.
  2. Prepare a smooth paste using ginger, green chillies and cloves using some water.Keep aside.
  3. Add 1 1/2 cup water, urad dal and onions in pressure cooker and cook for about 3 whistles. Release the pressure and open the lid.Mix the dal well with a whisk.
  4. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder, ginger-chilli-garlic paste, red chilli powder, coriander-cumin powder and salt. Mix everything well and cook for about 7 to 8 minutes on a low flame.
  5. Add low-fat curd and mix it well.
  6. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot.