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Dhokar Dalna

Daal Squares in gravy
Recipe By : Nilanjana Ray
Type: Vegetarian Serving: 4 persons Cooking Time: 1/2 hour


  • Matar Daal-250 gm
  • Baking powder-1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Hing-pinch
  • Roasted cumin powder
  • Turmeric powder
  • Cumin and Coriander powder
  • Ginger Paste
  • Tomatoes
  • Green Chillies
  • Sugar-1/2 tsp
  • Ajwain
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil-5 tb spoon


  • Soak the daal overnight. Grind in a mixer coarsely. Beat with a wooden spoon, adding salt, baking powder, pinch of hing, roasted cumin powder, little ajwain. Take a micowave safe bowl with close fitting lid (preferably square), apply 1/2 tsp oil on the bowl, put in the daal mixture, close the lid tightly and cook in microwave (HI) for 6-7 min. Cool the mixture which is set by this time, turn it over on a plate, cut into small sqaure or diamonds. Heat Oil in wok, deep fry the squares till golden brown, drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a micosafe bowl for 2 min, put in the ginger pastecorriander cumin, turmeric powder made into a paste, add tomatoes sliced small, green chillies slit, and cook on HI for 3-4 min, stirring continuosly. Sprinkle little water if necessary. Add the fried squares, add salt to taste, add 1/4 cup of water, cover and cook for 4 mins at 80%. Add sugar, sprinkle roasted cumin powder, cook for 1 min. Serve with rice or roti.

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