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Dhansak is a traditional Parsi recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Dhansak by following this easy recipe.

Dhansak Recipe
6.4 / 10 ( 12 votes)
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• 1/2 cup Toovar Dal
• 1/2 cup Moong Dal
• 1/2 cup Urad Dal
• 1 cup Egg Plant (chopped)
• 1 cup Broccoli (chopped)
• 1 cup Tomatoes (chopped)
• 1 cup Onions (chopped)
• 1 cup Carrot (chopped)
• 1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
• 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
• 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
• 2 Green Chillies (chopped)
• 4-5 twigs Coriander Leaves
• 2 tbsp Oil
• Salt to taste
How to make Dhansak:
Mix toovar dal, moong dal and urad dal, and wash them.
Heat some water in a pressure cooker and add the dals, broccoli and carrots in it.
After 2 whistles, turn off the flame. Mix the dals and vegetables properly.
Now heat the oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds to splutter, and then add green chillies and onions. Fry till they turn golden brown.
Add eggplant and tomatoes, and let the vegetables cook for 5-10 minutes.
Add cooked dals, salt and garam masala. Let the dish cook for another 15 minutes.
Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
Dhansak is ready to serve.
Dhansak Recipe

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  Recipe Reviews
This is not the authentic "Indian" Dhansak, with Broccoli. India has no Broccoli. . . !!
I also think some tender methi leaves will liven up the recipe.
Submitted by: Shujit
posted : 05-Apr-2011 10:58 AM

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