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Dal Ke Phool/Wheat Flour Dumplings Dipped In Lentils

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This is a traditional recipe from eastern UP & is now a kind of extinct recipe because of obvious new generations liking of junk food.But if you want to feed your family with aleast one healthy meal a day then this can be a very good option as it is tasty healthy easy & quick to prepare.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch
Servings 4


  • Tur Dal /Arhar dal : 1 cups
  • Wheat Flour : 1 cup
  • Onion Finally Chopped : 1 tbsp
  • Garlic Finally chopped : 1/4 tbsp
  • Ginger Finally Chopped : 1/4 tbsp
  • Green Chilies As Per Taste
  • Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
  • Salt
  • Vegetable Oil : 1tbsp
  • Water : 6 Cup


  • Pressure cook dal with 2 cups water, salt & turmeric powder. Dal will be cooked after 1 long whistle on high flame & 2 small whistles on low flame. Rest it to release the pressure.
  • Knead Flour with some salt & water like you knead it for your daily chapatis.Roll it into upto 3 inch diameter & make a flower of it by bringing four sides together in center.
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  • Now add remaining water in dal and bring it to boil. When it reaches to its boiling point drop flowers carefully one by one into it.
  • Close the pressure cooker lid & cook it on medium flame till it whistles. Typically 5 -6 min. Switch off the gas & rest it again to release the pressure.
  • In another pan heat oil . Add cumin seeds , asafoetida & splutter. After that add ginger garlic & onion. Cook till everything becomes golden brown.Pour immediately to the dal & phool mix. Serve hot with achar & papad.


  • Don’t put the dumplings in dal until it reaches to boiling point . They will stick to each other.
  • If you don’t want to give this shape you can simply roll small thick chapaties upto 4 inch diameter & cook in boiling dal

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