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Aamti Dal from Indian state Maharastra

Amti dal is a popular Maharashtrian dish made with toor dal and a variety of spices. It is slightly spicy, sweet, and sour in taste. The dish is made with tamarind or kokum, jaggery, and goda masala, which is a blend of spices unique to Maharashtrian cuisine. The dal is usually served with rice or roti.


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Aamti Dal

Aamti Dal
Aamti Dal

Course : Beverage

Cuisine : Indian

Prep time : 10 minutes

Process time : 20 minutes

Total time : 30 minutes


Ingredients: 

  • Toor dal - 1/4 cup

  • Onion - 1

  • Tomato - 1

  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp

  • Kokum - 2

  • Chili powder - 1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

  • Goda powder - 1 tsp

  • Salt - as per taste


Instructions:

  1. Wash the toor dal in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds,turmeric powder, add required water and pressure cook fpr 5 whistle, once the pressure is releases completely, mash the cooked dal and keep aside

  2. In a pan, add oil, saute chopped onion,tomato, chili popwder, goda masala and salt as per taste and saute again until they are aromatic

  3. Then pour mashed cooked dal into it, add kokum to it and mix well

  4. Boil for 5 minutes and garnish with chopped coriander leaves

  5. Serve hot with rice or roti


Pictorial:

washed toor dal, cumin seeds, turmeric powder
washed toor dal, cumin seeds, turmeric powder

required water
required water

pressure cook for 5 whistles,mash and keep aside
pressure cook for 5 whistles.,mash and keep aside

sauté onions in oil
sauté onions in oil

tomato
tomato

chili powder, goda masala, salt
chili powder, goda masala, salt

cooked mashed dal
cooked mashed dal

kokum
kokum

boil for 5 min
boil for 5 min

garnish with chopped coriander leaves
garnish with chopped coriander leaves


serve with rice or roti
serve with rice or roti

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