Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Osaaman (Gujarati Daal)

This sweetish daal is known as Osaaman and is a Gujarati favourite. Its mild spicyness combined with sweet and sour taste makes it a yummy combination with any dry vegetable.

Ingredients :

1 cup..................Arhar (Toor daal)
2 tbsp..................peanuts
1 tsp...................turmeric powder
3 to 4 .............cloves
1/4 inch.............dalchin
1 tsp ...............grated ginger
1 tsp.................cumin seeds
lemon sized...........jaggery
2 to 3 ....................green chillies
1 tsp.................cumin seeds
1 tsp..................mustard seeds
1/2 tsp.............asefotida (hing)
5 to6 ...............curry leaves
Ghee
Salt




Method :

Wash the daal along with peanuts and cook it in pressure cooker till soft.
Dry roast cloves, dalchin and cumin and grind them along with ginger.
Add this to daal along with turmeric powder.
Add salt and jaggery and dilute the daal with water as needed.
For tempering heat ghee , when hot add mustard , cumin, asefotida, chopped green chillies and curry leaves .
Pour this on the daal.


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6 comments:

  1. Healthy Dal...Happy to follow you:)

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  2. Peanuts and Dal totally new to me, but very interesting recipe. I am sure it must have a great taste.

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  3. Never used peanuts in dal. Very delicious dal recipe.

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  4. Looks wonderful and comforting.

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