Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Dal Pinni Recipe | A Jain Recipe

Dal Pinni a super delicious recipe. Its category fall in Jain recipe. As we know Jain recipe is such a recipe where no onion-no garlic concept is using. So this is a pure vegetarian dal preparation. This flovoursome mixed dal goes very well with parathas,chapathi, as well as warm plain rice too. I found this recipe from Tarla Dalal magazine. But I only believe in variation so I just made little changes over it otherwise procedure is same as before. I made the changes over the choosing dals as well as spices too. So it makes me happy that my new version is also a superb hit. Vegetables like cabbage and spinach make this dal healthy too. So try this awesome spicy healthy dal recipe in Jain version. You will like it definitely.
Here what is the exact meaning of pinni ,I cannot explain you because I searched a lot,but not getting any single idea. Overall I found one recipe of pinni which is a traditional sweet of Punjab. But with this name like dal pinni there is nothing to clarify you. But what's in a name? Its taste good enough.So try this out.

About nutritional facts spinach gives an enormous rich iron and cabbage which is a very good source of vitamin C, vitamin A, iron and calcium. And more to more benefits of protein you are getting from various Dals.

Dal Pinni | Jain Recipe

Recipe by Nabanita Das
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins

  • 1/2 Cup Green Moong Dal
  • 1/2 Cup Chana Dal/Bengal Gram Dal
  • 1/2 Cup Yellow Moong Dal
  • 4 tbsp Yellow peas Dal/Matar Dal
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 medium Tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Green Chili paste
  • 1 Cup Spinach chopped
  • 1 Cup Cabbage chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 cup Coriander leaves chopped
For the Paste :
  • 2 whole Dry red chili
  • 1 tbsp Coriander seeds
  • 2 Cloves
  • 2 tsp Poppy seeds
  • 2 tbsp Coconut grated
  • 2 tbsp Cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tbsp Black pepper
Cooking Directions
  1. Heat oil in a pan.
  2. Add all ingredients for spice paste and fry them until one smell comes out.
  3. Cool and blend in a mixture to a fine paste , keep aside.

To make dal :

  1. Clean ,wash and soak dals for 2 hrs.
  2. Drain and pressure cook with little salt,turmeric powder,tomato,green chili and ginger.
  3. Heat oil in a kadai.
  4. add cabbage and spinach leaves and saute about 3 minutes.
  5. Add cooked dal,prepared paste, and salt to taste.
  6. Simmer foe 5-6 minutes.
  7. Add lemon juice and coriander leaves and serve hot with paratha or warm rice.


Sanoli Ghosh said...

Absolutely lipsmacking dal. Can guess its taste from the picture itself.

Chitz said...

That's a healthy & tasty dish :)

Unknown said...

ama a jain and this a perfect jain dal :) will try it some time :) lloks super delicious dear :)

Unknown said...

delicious and authentic dal recipe

Priya Suresh said...

fingerlicking dal pinni, love to enjoy with a bowl of rice.

Merry Tummy said...

Ah! totally loved it. Mouth watering indeed :)

Unknown said...

delicious dal pinni recipe dear..i m nominating you for the ABC award because I found your blog worth reading.Please check

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kumar said...

Delicious dessert recipe. Nice blog tips. Thank you so much. Today we are making delicious urad dal pinni recipe and mawa.



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