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Maharashtrian Varanfal

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A nice combination of dal and wheat dumplings. Great to cook on lazy days when not in mood to cook rice, sabzi. It includes dal, wheat roti, its a full meal by itself.
Ingredients
  Toor dal 2 Cup (32 tbs), boiled and mashed
  Ghee 1 Teaspoon
  Green chilies 4
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Methi seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 7
  Garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
  Chopped tomato 1
  Coriander powder 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Goda/Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
  Tamarind pulp 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Jaggery/Gudh 2 Teaspoon
  Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Wash and pressure cook toor dal until its cooked.
Take whole wheat flour, add some salt and knead stiff sough adding small amount of water at a time. Let it rest for 10 mts.
Heat oil and ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, methi seeds, pinch of hing, curry leaves, garlic paste and saute till garlic gets nice golden color.
Add green chillis and boiled dal, mix, add water, chopped tomatoes, add goda masala, add red chilli powder, coriander powder, salt, mix.
Add tamarind pulp, jaggery, mix and cook on low heat.
Make small golf ball size from dough and roll it very thin, cut with knife in to desired shape and drop them in to dal mixture.
After adding all dumplings mix well, cover and cook on medium heat for 15 to 20 mts till dumplings are cooked.
Serve with pickle, chutney and papad!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Maharashtrian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Toor Dal
Interest: 
Healthy
Servings: 
4

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