4800 FatFree-Maa-ki-Dal

Fat-Free Maa ki Dal

Fat-Free Maa ki Dal

This is a healthy version of the traditional calorie-rich North Indian staple. This recipe is rich in potassium, vitamin C, and zinc. It makes use of the fat from low-fat curd (for texture) and eliminates the use of oil/ghee completely.



Preparation Time: 15 minutes



Cooking Time: 20 minutes



 Makes: 6 servings



Ingredients:



Urad Dal- ¾ cup

Grated Onions- 1 cup

Grated Tomatoes- 1 cup

Haldi- ½ tsp

Coriander Powder- 1 tsp

Cumin Powder- 1 tsp

Chili Powder- 1 tsp

Low Fat Curd- ¾ cup (beaten)

Ginger- 50 mm (2") piece

Garlic Cloves- 2 to 3 nos.

Chopped Coriander- 2 tbsp

Salt- To taste



Method:



• Grind ginger, garlic, and coriander in a mixer to make a paste.



• Wash and soak the urad dal for 2 to 3 hours.



• Drain the dal and keep aside.



• Pressure cook, the urad dal along with onions and 1 ½ cups of water, until the dal turns soft.



• Once the dal is cooked mash it slightly.



• Now add the tomatoes, haldi, ground paste, chili powder, coriander powder and cumin powder and cook for 5 minutes until the dal thickens.



• Add salt as per taste and stir well.



• Finally add the curd and mix well.



• Garnish with coriander and serve hot.



 



 



 



 


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