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    Dhansak with Brown rice

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs 45 mins

    45 mins

    2 hrs

    Charishma_Ramchandani's Note:

    From today's "Thursday" magazine; this is the winning recipe of the week. It is a spicy hot yet almost sweet and sour curry, which comprises wither mutton or chicken combined with lentils. It is originally a Persian dish. My dad loves this dish alot:)

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    For Dhansak

    For seasoning

    For rice

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Clean and soak the dals (lentils) in water for 30 minutes.
    2. 2
      Grind the ginger and garlic and apply the paste to the washed pieces of mutton.
    3. 3
      Quarter the potato, brinjal and red pumpkin.
    4. 4
      Chop finely the onion, mint leaves, corriander leaves, fenugreek leaves and green chillies.
    5. 5
      Heat a tbsp.
    6. 6
      of oil.
    7. 7
      Fry the onion till light brown.
    8. 8
      Add the mutton.
    9. 9
      Stir.
    10. 10
      Add all the above ingredients.
    11. 11
      Add the dals and a little water.
    12. 12
      Let it cook till the dal and meat are tender.
    13. 13
      Remove the meat pieces.
    14. 14
      Mash the dal.
    15. 15
      Keep aside.
    16. 16
      Now prepare the seasoning.
    17. 17
      For this, chop the onion and tomatoes finely.
    18. 18
      Fry onions till golden brown.
    19. 19
      Add the ground masala.
    20. 20
      Fry well.
    21. 21
      Add all the powdered spices, tomatoes and lastly add the mashed dal, meat pieces and a little water.
    22. 22
      Simmer on slow flame till the masalas are well mixed.
    23. 23
      Before serving, add the juice of a lemon and a tsp.
    24. 24
      of jaggery.
    25. 25
      Serve the dal (slightly thick) with the brown rice.
    26. 26
      Now prepare the rice.
    27. 27
      For this, wash and soak it in water.
    28. 28
      Slice the onion.
    29. 29
      Fry it in ghee till light brown.
    30. 30
      Add cumin and sugar.
    31. 31
      Fry well till the sugar and onions are fried well.
    32. 32
      Add the coarsely crushed spices alongwith rice.
    33. 33
      Fry a little.
    34. 34
      Add salt and water.
    35. 35
      Cook, partially covered, till the water has evaporated and rice is cooked.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 14, 2012

      55

      superb tasty atleast you should make it once.......

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    Nutritional Facts for Dhansak with Brown rice

    Serving Size: 1 (1081 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 3

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1549.3
     
    Calories from Fat 472
    30%
    Total Fat 52.4 g
    80%
    Saturated Fat 21.8 g
    109%
    Cholesterol 192.7 mg
    64%
    Sodium 170.2 mg
    7%
    Total Carbohydrate 188.1 g
    62%
    Dietary Fiber 41.3 g
    165%
    Sugars 18.6 g
    74%
    Protein 83.5 g
    167%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    dal

    brinjal

    fenugreek leaves

    ginger

    cloves

    cardamoms

    sambhar powder

    masala

    cloves

    cardamoms

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