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Dal Pakwan

Dal Pakwan

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 60

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 90


Serves 2

  • 1cup bengal gram

  • 1/2tsp salt

  • 1/4tsp turmeric powder

  • 1/2tsp red chillipowder

  • 1/4tsp garammasala

  • 1/4tsp dry mango powder

  • 8tbsp oil

  • 1 1/2tsp cumin seeds

  • 4-5greenchilli slit

  • 8-10curry leaves

  • 1 medium onion chopped

  • 1/2cup chopped corrienderleaves

  • 1cup refined flour

  • 2 tbsp whole wheat flour

  • 1tbsp semolina

  • 10-12 black pepper corns crushed


  • 01

    Soak chanadal in three cups of water for about 1 hour.Drain & boil with three cups of water,salt,&turmeric powder till just done.

  • 02

    Heat a pan add the boiled dal &half a cup of water ,if the dal is too dry.Stir&add half the red chilli powder,half the garam masala powder,dry mango powder & adjust salt.

  • 03

    Stir gently &Cook on low heat .Heat three tbsp of oil in another pan & add one tspcumin seeds.

  • 04

    When they begin to change colour ,add green chillies ,curry leaves,remaining garam masala powder,remaining red chilli powder.

  • 05

    Stir & add it to the dal .Mix well&take it of the heat.

  • 06

    To make pakwan sift refined flour &wheat flour in to a large bowl.

  • 07

    Adf semolina,1/2tsp cuminseeds crushed,blackpepper corns 4tbsp of oil &salt.

  • 08

    Add sufficient water &Knead into a semi soft dough.

  • 09

    Divide the dough into eight portions &roll each portion into achapati of four ench diameter.

  • 10

    Prick lightly with a fork.Heat sufficient oil in a kadhei& deep fry pakwan on low heat till golden&crisp.

  • 11

    Drain on absorbent paper.Garnish the dal with chopped corrienderleaves&onion serve it hot with pakwan.



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