West Bengal Recipes
Aurhor Daal "Arhar Daal with Vegetables"  
Serves 4

250 gms- Aurhor Daal 2 Tcup of Mixed Vegetables- Cauliflower,Potatoes,Horse Radish,Peas Parwal etc-Cut in 1 inch Cubes
1 Tbsp- Ghee 1 Tsp- Panch Phoran
3 Nos- Green Chillies ( Slit Lengthwise ) 1 Tbsp- Ginger Paste
1 Tsp- Turmeric Paste Tsp- Red Chilli Paste
1 Tbsp- Coriander Paste 1 Tbsp- Cumin Paste
½ Tsp- Sugar 1 Tsp- Salt ( To Taste )
6-7 Tcup- Water Tcup- Chopped Coriander Leaves


Soak Daal in Water and then Wash it properly. Boil 6-7 Tcup Water in a Degchi and then add the Daal to it. Stir and when the Daal comes to boil add the Vegetables to it and also add Turmeric and Chilli Paste to it. Let the Vegetables get cooked properly. Remember to add the Vegetables according to their Cooking time taken to get cooked. For example add Potatoes first.The whole process of the Daal getting cooked will take about half an hour so add theVegetables accordingly. Next add Green Chilli,Salt,Coriander Paste,Cumin Paste and Sugar.Simmer well and see that both the Vegetables and the Daal gets cooked. Add more Water if needed. Temper the Daal with Ghee and Panch Phoran. Add Coriander Leaves to it and mix well. Check the Seasoning and adjust accordingly. Serve hot.


Energy (Kcal) 297 Carotene ( μg ) 1455.14
Protein (g) 16.8 Vitamin C (mg) 32.19
Carbohydrate (g) 44.77 Mg  (mg) 115.86
Fat (g) 5.6 Na  (mg) 41.31
Fibre (g) 2.93 K  (mg) 836.73
Minerals (g) 3.15 Mn  (mg) 0.84
Calcium  (mg) 142.9 Zn  (mg) 0.97
Phosphorus  (mg) 257.08 Cr  (mg) 0.008
Iron  (mg) 3.19