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Rajasthani Panchmel Dal | Panchratan Dal | Mix of Five Lentils

2021-02-25
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 30m
  • Ready In: 40m
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    444
  • Carbohydrates

    64g
  • Fat

    12g
  • Protein

    24g
  • Serving Size

    254g
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Panchmel Dal or Pancharatan Dal is a Rajasthani style dal made by mixing 5 different types of lentils. It is usually served with Phulkas, Parathas, Rotis, and it tastes superb with Zeera Rice.

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon Chana Dal
  • 1 Tablespoon Toor Dal
  • 1 Tablespoon Urad Dal
  • 1 Tablespoon Masoor Dal
  • 1 Tablespoon Moong Dal
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 4 Dry Red Chilies
  • 1/2 Cup Onions
  • 3 Chopped Green Chilies
  • Few Curry Leaves
  • 1 Cup Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 Teaspoon Chopped Ginger
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Jeera Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Kasuri Methi
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves

Method

Step 1

In a bowl, add 1 tablespoon chana dal, 1 tablespoon toor dal, 1 tablespoon urad dal, 1 tablespoon masoor dal, 1 tablespoon moong dal, and soak them for 1 hour.

Step 2

Add the dal to the pressure cooker and add 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder. Cook up to 2 whistles. Once the pressure releases, mash the dal and keep it aside.

Step 3

Heat 1 tablespoon oil and add 1/2 teaspoon jeera, 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds, 4 dry red chilies, 1/2 cup chopped onions and mix well.

Step 4

Add 3 chopped green chilies, few curry leaves, and mix well.

Step 5

Add 1 cup chopped tomatoes, 1 teaspoon chopped ginger. Mix well and cook until the tomatoes are soft.

Step 6

Add 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder, 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt, 1.2 teaspoon coriander powder, 1/2 teaspoon jeera powder, 1/4 teaspoon garam masala, 1/2 teaspoon Kasuri methi, and mix well.

Step 7

Add cooked dal and mix well. Close the lid and cook for 3 minutes.

Step 8

Add chopped coriander leaves and turn off the stove.

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