Dal Bhat
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Author sreya85 Yield No Value
Published Oct 25, 2007 Cooking Time 1 hour
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 30 min
Ingredient Other Standing Time 1 hour

Recipe of Dal Bhat

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Water 3 Cup
Red Lentils 1 Cup
Peeled Minced Fresh Ginger 1 Tablespoons
Seeded, Chopped Fresh Green Chili 1 Teaspoons
Salt 1/2 Teaspoons
Sugar 1 Teaspoons
Tamarind Concentrate 1/2 Numbers
Vegetable Oil 1 Teaspoons
Black Mustard Seed 1/4 Numbers
Five-spice 1/2 Numbers


Bring water to boil in pan over medium heat. Add lentils. Reduce heat and simmer covered until lentils are tender, about 15 minutes. They should break easily when pressed between thumbs and index fingers. Remove from heat. Puree this mixture with ginger and green chili in blender until smooth. Return to pan and bring to simmer. Add salt, sugar, and tamarind and stir to dissolve the tamarind. Remove from heat. Heat oil in a 6-inch skillet over medium-low heat. Fry black mustard seeds for a few seconds. As soon as the seeds start popping remove from heat and pour contents of pan over the lentil mixtures. Simmer 2 to 3 more minutes. Stir in five spice. Cover and let stand for a few minutes to help develop the flavors. Garnish with lemon wedges and cilantro and serve with boiled rice.
Posted Oct 25, 2007

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