Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices)

Three different lentils in one dal with a creamy texture and mild spices making it an addition to comfort meal

Nithya Anantham
Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices)
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Trevti Dal is a classic gujarati recipe which is cooked using three different lentils. The lentils are tempered with mild spices making Gujarati Style Creamy Lentils simple yet delectable. The mashed chana dal renders a nice creamy texture to the dal. Serve the Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices) along with Phulkas and Batata nu Shaak (Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi) Recipe or with Steamed Rice and Crispy Crunchy Roti Ke Papad Recipe for a comforting weeknight dinner.

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  4. Creamy Dal Makhani Recipe

Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Yellow Moong Dal (Split) , soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1/4 cup Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal) , soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1/4 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal) , soaked for 30 minutes
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 4 cloves Garlic , minced
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 1 Tomato , finely chopped
  • 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
  • 2 Dry red chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 Lemon , juiced
  • Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , few sprigs, finely chopped for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices)

  1. To begin making Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices), wash and soak the dal in water for half an hour and then pressure cook along with turmeric and salt for 3 whistles, mash and keep aside. Prep with all the other ingredients in the meanwhile.

  2. Now heat oil in a kadai on medium heat, add the cumin seeds, dried red chillies and let it crackle.

  3. Add the onion and saute until it turns translucent.

  4. Once the onion is translucent, add the grated ginger and minced garlic cloves and cook until the raw smell goes away.

  5. Now add the chillies and tomatoes, saute occasionally and cook until the tomatoes turns soft and mushy.

  6. Once the tomatoes are mushy, add in the red chilli powder and saute for a minute.

  7. Now, add the mashed dals, about 2 cups of water, season with salt and let it simmer for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, check for salt and adjust

  8. Garnish with lemon juice, coriander leaves, mix and switch off the flame.

  9. Serve the Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe (Creamy Lentils Cooked In Mild Spices) along with Phulkas and Batata nu Shaak (Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi) Recipe or with Steamed Rice and Crispy Crunchy Roti Ke Papad Recipe for a comforting weeknight dinner.

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Last Modified On Wednesday, 12 April 2017 08:35
     
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