Dal Pakwan Recipe | Street Food Recipe.

Dal pakwan is a very famous gujarati cuisine breakfast recipe which is very popular in entire gujarati cities and villages. It is nothing but a chana dal served with pakwan (crispy fried gujarati bread). In this recipe you will get two different recipes one is chana dal and another one of pakwan, and both are prepared separately. We have prepared chana dal in pressure cooker but you can cook in pan also but make sure that every grain should be cooked nicely and separate.

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In gujarat people are crazy to have it in breakfast and it is served with some fried green chillies and sweet and spicy papaya salad at street food carts and shops. This gujarati fast food recipe is really very simple and easy to make but requires little more time for preparations and cooking. And to reduce the time you can soak the dal few hours ago and make dal in advance. With being fully yummy this Sindi dal pakwan is also very healthy and nutritious is well.

All the required ingredients to make this gujarati street food dish are very simple and commonly available. Here you will get this recipe with step by step instructions and pictures so you can make it at your home without any difficulties and hustle. If you like gujarati food than you can also do check some other gujarati recipes like aloo Bhakarwadi, gathiya nu shaak, dakor na gota and much more.

Ingredients for Dal Pakwan:

For Dal:

200 gm Split Bengal Gram or Chana Dal.
2-3 Medium Size Tomatoes.
2-4 tbsp Oil or Ghee.
1-2 Green Chillies.
1-2 Inch Ginger.
½ tsp Cumin Seeds.
½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
1 ½ tsp Coriander Powder.
¼ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
¼ tsp Garam Masala.
Pinch of Asafoetida.
Salt according to taste.

For Pakwan:

200 gm All Purpose Flour.
50 gm Oil.
¾ tsp Salt.
¼ tsp Cumin Seeds.
Oil for deep frying.

How to Make Dal Pakwan:

For Making Dal:

Step 1.

Wash the chana dal properly and soak in water for 2 hours at least.
Now put dal in a pressure cooker along with ½ tsp salt and turmeric powder, now cover the cooker properly and cook till 1 whistle blow, after whistle blows cook it for 3-4 minutes then turn the heat off.

Step 2.

Now chop the tomatoes roughly little big in size then chop green chillies and half of ginger and make paste of this three, make the thin slices of half ginger and keep aside.

Step 3.

Now heat oil or ghee in a kadai, add in cumin seeds and asafoetida let them slather then add in turmeric powder, coriander powder, tomatoes, chilli paste and chopped ginger, cook all the spices till oil gets separated.

Step 4.

Now open the flame of pressure cooker and put the spices mixture in it, add water and red chilli powder if necessary and mix it well.
Now cover cook the dal at low heat for 2 minutes, after 2 minutes turn the heat off and add in garam masala and mix, dal is ready.

For Making Pakwan:

Step 1.

First of all sieve the all purpose flour and take out in big bowl, add in oil, cumin seeds, salt and mix well, now add in water as per required and make dough like a puri but it should be little harder than puri dough.
Make sure that dough should not too soft or hard, give rest to dough for at least 30 minutes.

Step 2.

After 30 minutes make small balls of equal sizes from dough, take one ball and roll it and make square shape puri, now with the help of knife make 8-10 dots on puri so it will not bloat.

Step 3.

Heat oil in a kadai, when oil become hot put puris in and fry on medium flame till become light golden brown then take out the puris in a paper napkin.
Now Serve the hot puris with hot dal and enjoy the dal pakwan.

Dal Pakwan Recipe | Street Food Recipe
 
Healthy and Delicious Dal Pakwan Recipe.
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • For Dal:
  • 200 gm Split Bengal Gram or Chana Dal.
  • 2-3 Medium Size Tomatoes.
  • 2-4 tbsp Oil or Ghee.
  • 1-2 Green Chillies.
  • 1-2 Inch Ginger.
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • 1 ½ tsp Coriander Powder.
  • ¼ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • ¼ tsp Garam Masala.
  • Pinch of Asafoetida.
  • Salt according to taste.
  • For Pakwan:
  • 200 gm All Purpose Flour.
  • 50 gm Oil.
  • ¾ tsp Salt.
  • ¼ tsp Cumin Seeds.
  • Oil for deep frying.
Instructions
  1. For Making Dal:
  2. Wash the chana dal properly and soak in water for 2 hours at least.
  3. Now put dal in a pressure cooker along with ½ tsp salt and turmeric powder, now cover the cooker properly and cook till 1 whistle blow, after whistle blows cook it for 3-4 minutes then turn the heat off.
  4. Now chop the tomatoes roughly little big in size then chop green chillies and half of ginger and make paste of this three, make the thin slices of half ginger and keep aside.
  5. Now heat oil or ghee in a kadai, add in cumin seeds and asafoetida let them slather then add in turmeric powder, coriander powder, tomatoes, chilli paste and chopped ginger, cook all the spices till oil gets separated.
  6. Now open the flame of pressure cooker and put the spices mixture in it, add water and red chilli powder if necessary and mix it well.
  7. Now cover cook the dal at low heat for 2 minutes, after 2 minutes turn the heat off and add in garam masala and mix, dal is ready.
  8. For Making Pakwan:
  9. First of all sieve the all purpose flour and take out in big bowl, add in oil, cumin seeds, salt and mix well, now add in water as per required and make dough like a puri but it should be little harder than puri dough.
  10. Make sure that dough should not too soft or hard, give rest to dough for at least 30 minutes.
  11. After 30 minutes make small balls of equal sizes from dough, take one ball and roll it and make square shape puri, now with the help of knife make 8-10 dots on puri so it will not bloat.
  12. Heat oil in a kadai, when oil become hot put puris in and fry on medium flame till become light golden brown then take out the puris in a paper napkin.
  13. Now Serve the hot puris with hot dal and enjoy the dal pakwan.