Dal Pithi Recipe – Dal Pitha Recipe – Lenthils Pithi Recipe -How To Make Dal Pithi

Dal peethi is an authentic complete meal from Bihar ,Jharkhand region.It is basically flowery shape wheat dumpling simmered in a lentil based soup. Though its very simple to make but tastes awesome when served hot . Serve dal peethi along with raita and salad for a weekday meal.

 

AuthorShweta KumariDifficultyBeginner

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time50 mins

 200 g Chana dal
 1 cup Wheat flour (Atta)
 1 tsp Ajwain
  tsp Hing
 Salt to taste
 Water as per required
For Tempering
 2 Medium onions ,chopped
 1 tbsp Garlic Crushed
 ½ tsp Ginger crushed
 ½ tsp Green chili crushed
 1 tsp Cumin seeds
 2 tsp Kitchen king masala
 ½ tsp Red chili powder
 4 Clove (long)
 1 Bay leaf
 ½ tsp Hing
 2 tbsp Oil
 Coriander leaves finely chopped for garnish
 1 tbsp Ghee ,as per required

1

Dry- Roast the wheat flour in a pan (without any oil oi ghee) on medium flam keep aside for cooling for 5 minutes

2

Take a bowl add hing, ajwain, salt and Wheat flour mix well

3

Knead the wheat flour and make a smooth dough

4

Make small balls (bit smaller then a size of cherry tomato) and roll the balls into thin round shapes with the help of rolling pin

5

Fold from half to form a dumpling or a flower shape dimsums

6

If you like another shape then make it

7

Similarly ,make all the dough and keep them aside

8

In a pressure cooker, add chana dal , turmeric powder, salt and water , bring them to a boil it just like dal

9

Put on the cooker lid after 5 to 6 whistles , remove it in the large pot

10

Add water as per required and add the prepared dough dumplings , let them boil for 15 to 20 minutes ,turn off the gas keep stirring the mixture throughout cooking

11

Prepare the tempering, heat the oil add cumin seeds , hing ,clove and bay leaf let them pop

12

Then add chopped onion saute for light brown then add all the ingredients mentioned under for tempering mix well

13

Saute for few minutes and let it golden brown

14

Finally pour the tempering over cooked dal pithi

15

Dal pithi is now almost ready add ghee

16

Garnish it with coriander leaves

17

Serve it hot dal pithi with any salad

Ingredients

 200 g Chana dal
 1 cup Wheat flour (Atta)
 1 tsp Ajwain
  tsp Hing
 Salt to taste
 Water as per required
For Tempering
 2 Medium onions ,chopped
 1 tbsp Garlic Crushed
 ½ tsp Ginger crushed
 ½ tsp Green chili crushed
 1 tsp Cumin seeds
 2 tsp Kitchen king masala
 ½ tsp Red chili powder
 4 Clove (long)
 1 Bay leaf
 ½ tsp Hing
 2 tbsp Oil
 Coriander leaves finely chopped for garnish
 1 tbsp Ghee ,as per required

Directions

1

Dry- Roast the wheat flour in a pan (without any oil oi ghee) on medium flam keep aside for cooling for 5 minutes

2

Take a bowl add hing, ajwain, salt and Wheat flour mix well

3

Knead the wheat flour and make a smooth dough

4

Make small balls (bit smaller then a size of cherry tomato) and roll the balls into thin round shapes with the help of rolling pin

5

Fold from half to form a dumpling or a flower shape dimsums

6

If you like another shape then make it

7

Similarly ,make all the dough and keep them aside

8

In a pressure cooker, add chana dal , turmeric powder, salt and water , bring them to a boil it just like dal

9

Put on the cooker lid after 5 to 6 whistles , remove it in the large pot

10

Add water as per required and add the prepared dough dumplings , let them boil for 15 to 20 minutes ,turn off the gas keep stirring the mixture throughout cooking

11

Prepare the tempering, heat the oil add cumin seeds , hing ,clove and bay leaf let them pop

12

Then add chopped onion saute for light brown then add all the ingredients mentioned under for tempering mix well

13

Saute for few minutes and let it golden brown

14

Finally pour the tempering over cooked dal pithi

15

Dal pithi is now almost ready add ghee

16

Garnish it with coriander leaves

17

Serve it hot dal pithi with any salad

Dal Pithi Recipe

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