Monday 13 February 2012

Sukhi Urad Dal (Dry Split Black Gram)

sukhi urad dal

Sukhi urad dal is also known as Amritsari dal as this dal is very popular in Punjab. This dal is so delicious that my husband Rahul licks the bowl to the last crumb.
Recipe of sukhi urad dal
1 cup dhuli urad (split, skinless black gram)
1 onion- long slices
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chilli powder
Salt to taste
1 tbsp + 1 tsp ghee (clarified butter)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/4 tsp garam masala
1. Wash and soak urad dal for 20-25 minutes. Drain.
2. Heat 1 tbsp ghee in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds. When they change color, add urad dal. Add salt and all the spices. Stir fry on a low heat for 1 minute.
3. Add 1 cup water and pressure cook to 1 whistle. Lower heat and cook for 1 more minute. Turn off heat.
4. Heat 1 tsp ghee in a small pan and fry onion till light brown. Add over cooked urad dal. Mix gently. Serve hot sukhi urad dal with roti or paratha.

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