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Unusual Mixed Dal

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  Bengal gram 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), picked and washed
  Split green gram 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), picked and washed
  White gram 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), picked and washed
  Water 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ginger piece 1 1⁄2 Inch, minutely cubed
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Cloves 2
  Black cardamom 1 , pounded
  Cinnamon piece 2 Small
  Oil/Ghee 2 Tablespoon
  Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon (Roasted)
  Coriander 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Red chili powder To Taste
  Salt To Taste

1 Soak the pulses in water for at least 1/2 an hour.
2 Bring the water to boil in the cooker and add to it all the ingredients including the pulses but excluding the cumin and oil. Close the cooker and after it reaches maximum pressure, reduce heat and keep for 10 minutes. Take off the fire and open the cooker after the pressure has reduced on its own.
3 Heat the oil. Add the cumin seeds. As soon as they start to darken, add to the cooked dal.
4 Serve garnished with the coriander.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 160 Calories from Fat 57

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.1%

Saturated Fat 0.84 g4.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 79.3 mg3.3%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.5%

Sugars 3.6 g

Protein 6 g13%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 5.9%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 13.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Unusual Mixed Dal Recipe