Friday, August 22, 2008

Dal Pitha

"दल पिता" ! उसे "दल पिठोरी" भी कहा जाता हैं ! और "दल का दूल्हा" !

Being a complete meal, it is the ultimate comfort food, on a busy tiring, late working day. On par with steamed momos.
You can have Tamatar chutney or curd & pickle along with this.

Dal Pitha

Ingredients :
Wheat flour
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Jeera
1 tsp Saunf
1 tsp Tumerc powder
1 tsp chilli powder
2 Onion
2 Tomatoes
3 Green chillies
1 glass Toor/Arhar dal
1/2 glass Masoor dal
Salt to taste

Method :
  • Make wheat dough. Let it be tough.
  • Take a dough ball & roll to slightly thick roti.
  • Cut small round rotis with a cutter.
  • Fold each roll into a "Dal ka Dulha" as in the below pic.

  • Heat oil in cooker.
  • Once oil starts smoking, add mustard seeds, jeera & saunf.
  • Add chopped onions & green chillies
  • When onion is slightly brown, add tomatoes
  • After sometime, add tumeric & chilli powder
  • Let it cook still slightly meshy.
  • Add washed dal & mix till all Dal is covered. Let it cook for sometime.
  • Then add water & salt, & shut the cooker for 2 whistles
  • Switch off the gas and one steam is off, open the lid.
  • Gently drop the "Dal ka Dulha"
  • Close lid & cook again for 2 whistles
  • Then its ready to eat.

    Dal Pitha Steps
  • 3 comments:

    Preeti Singh said...

    I also made Dal Pitha after seeing your blog and it was wounderfull, Thanks for uploading the
    recipe also.

    Avni said...

    Hey this is so cool . I love this dish , thanks for sharing!!

    Apani Rasoi said...

    Very Nice Blog.
    Indian Vegetarian Food Recipes