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Daal Pakwan

Daal Pakwan
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time

25 Mins

Why not add lentil in your menu? This is a simple and tasty recipe of Daal Pakwan. Delicious Bengal gram is served with pakwan.
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Source:  Chef Zarnak Sidhwa
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  • For Daal
  • Bengal gram (chana dal) 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Oil as required
  • Onion chopped 1
  • Tomato 2
  • Green chilies 4
  • Ginger 1 piece
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Garam masala oowder 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • For Pakwan
  • Flour 1 cup
  • Salt ½ tsp
  • Carom seeds (ajwain) ½ tsp
  • Oil to Fry

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Cooking Directions

  1. For Daal: Soak bengal gram for 20 minutes and cook it till nicely soft, do not mash it.

  2. Heat oil sizzle cumin seeds then add onion, tomato, green chilies and ginger cook all nicely till tomato soft.

  3. Now add salt, turmeric red chili powder and garam masala, then put the cooked chana dal with a little water and cook for 10 minutes.

  4. Remove and garnish with coriander leaves.

  5. For Pakwaan: Take flour salt and ajwain in a bowl and knead the dough, keep aside for 10 minutes.

  6. Then roll into small thin puri and prick it with fork, so that it will not puff up.

  7. Heat oil and deep fry it till golden.

  8. Serve the dal with pakwaan.

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