CooQ : Recipe: Panchmel Dal

Panchmel Dal

North indian | Mains

149 calories/serving
65 mins
Panchmel dal is a popular lentil-basec urry made with thr fusion of five different lentils- toor dal, moong dal, chana dal, masoor dal and urad dal. These lentils are cooked in a onion-tomato based curry and seasoned with a range of authentic Indian spices for the perfect taste and consistency.
Recipe by:
Hebbars Kitchen


1. Take whole green gram, bengal gram, red lentil, split skinless black gram, pigeon peas, salt to taste, turmeric powder and 3 cups water. mix, cover and cook under pressure for 4-5 whistle on medium heat.

2. Open the cooker once the pressure has reduced completely, mix the gram mixture with a wooden churner.

3. Heat ghee in a deep pan, add cumin seeds and let them change colour. add asafoetida and dried red chillies and sauté for a few seconds.

4. Add ginger-green chilli paste and tomatoes, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and cumin powder and mix well.

5. Add coriander powder, mix and sauté for 1-2 minutes. add cooked gram mixture, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

6. Add coriander leaves, mix and take the pan off the heat. transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

By Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana