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Dal Pakwan Recipe

Dal Pakwan is a traditional dish, often made during festive occasions, and gives your taste buds all the right flavours. It is a popular and filling authentic Sindhi breakfast delicacy which comes with crispy pooris and spicy dal.

Nutrition Information per serve

  • 124.6 kcal
  • 18.1 gm
  • 1.6 gm
  • 3.6 gm
    Total Fat
  • 3.0 gm
    Total Fiber
1/2 Chopped Tsp(1.0 gm) Green Chilli
1/8 Tsp(0.29 gm) Haldi
1/8 Cup(25.0 gm) Chana Dal
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
1 Tsp(4.0 gm) Ghee
1/4 Tsp(0.59 gm) Jeera
4 Number(0.44 gm) Kadi Patta
1 Chopped Tbsp(13.0 gm) Tomato
1/2 Powder Tsp(1.0 gm) Red Chilly
1/8 Powder Tsp(0.36 gm) Black Pepper
1/4 Tsp(0.53 gm) Dry Mango Powder
1/8 Tsp(0.35 gm) Hing
1/2 Tsp(3.0 gm) Jaggery
100 Ml(100.0 ml) Water
1/8 Tsp(0.18 gm) Garam Masala
1 Chopped Tbsp(3.0 gm) Coriander Leaves
2 Tbsp(15.0 gm) Maida
2 Tbsp(17.0 gm) Wheat Flour (Whole)
1/8 Tsp(0.28 gm) Ajwain
1/8 Powder Tsp(0.36 gm) Black Pepper
1/8 Tsp(0.28 gm) Jeera
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
1 Tsp(3.0 gm) Suji
2 Tsp(7.0 ml) Oil
2 Chopped Tsp(5.0 gm) Onion
1 Tbsp(13.0 gm) Tamarind
2 Tsp(10.0 gm) Jaggery
1/4 Tsp(0.48 gm) Chaat Masala
1/8 Tsp(0.28 gm) Ajwain
2 Chopped Tbsp(7.0 gm) Coriander Leaves
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
3 Chopped Tbsp(6.0 gm) Pudina
1 Tsp(5.0 gm) Green Chilli
  • To make dal

  • In a large pot, heat 1 tsp ghee.

  • Add 1/4th tsp jeera and allow to crackle.

  • Add 1/2 tsp chopped green chilly and 4 kadi patta.

  • Saute till kadi patta turns crispy.

  • Now, add 1 tbsp chopped tomato and allow it to turn soft and mushy.

  • Then add some spices,1/8th tsp haldi, 1/4th tsp red chilly powder, 1/8th tsp black pepper powder, 1/4th tsp dry mango powder, and 1/8th tsp hing saute the spices well.

  • Add cooked chana dal along with 1/4th tsp salt and 1/2 tsp gud.

  • Mix and add water to adjust consistency.

  • Cover the vessel and allow to cook for some time.

  • Then, add 1/4th tsp garam masala powder and 1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves and give it a nice stir.

  • Keep aside.

  • To make poori

  • In a mixing bowl take 2 tbsp wheat flour, 2 tbsp maida, 1 tsp suji, 1/4th tsp black pepper powder, 1/8th tsp ajwain, 1/8th tsp jeera, 1/4th tsp salt, and 1 tbsp hot oil.

  • Rub the flour to mix everything together.

  • Add sufficient water and knead a tight dough.

  • Take a portion of dough and roll out a thick poori out of it.

  • Prick with a fork to avoid any swelling of poori.

  • Now to fry the poori, in a deep kadai heat oil for frying.

  • Once the oil is heated gently drop the prepared poori and fry it till it is golden and crisp.

  • Now, add green chutney to prepared dal along with some tamarind chutney, 2 tsp chopped onion and serve it with poori.