Reposting~ Dal Sandwich
Author: Alka
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 40 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Moong dal (Dehusked, Yellow split moong beans) enough for 2 sandwiches
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp or bit less.
  • Salt as per taste
For tempering:
  • 1 tsp Oil/Ghee
  • Few pinches of Garam masala powder
  • Less than ¼ tsp of Red chilly powder
  • ½ tsp of Coriander powder
  • Bread slices (2 for each toast). I used Brown Bread, but you can go ahead with white too.
  • Butter
  • Boiled potato 1
  • Boiled beetroot 1
  • Tomato 1
  • Onion and/or cucumber 1
  • Mint coriander chutney
  • Salt just for sprinkling
  • Black pepper powder
  • Chaat masala
  • Red chilly powder
  • Coriander powder
  • Sev or farsan of choice
  • Coriander leaves
  • Tomato Ketchup (optional)
Method
  1. Pick, rinse several times and soak yellow moong dal for 15-30 minutes.
  2. Boil it with enough water, salt and turmeric powder till cooked.
  3. Whisk it properly, add more water if required , but the consistency of dal should be thick.
  4. Temper it with a spoonful of hot ghee to which redchilly powder and coriander powder is added. Add garam masala after removing the tempering from heat, just before adding to the dal.Simmer on low flame and make sure the dal is piping hot when you serve the sandwich.
  5. Peel and cut in round slices, boiled potato, beetroot and also onion and cucumber.
  6. Chop some of boiled potato, beetroot,onion, tomato and sprinkle some salt, coriander powder, red chilly powder, coriander leaves. Reserve these for garnishing the sandwich.
  7. Now take a bread slice, apply some butter, place slices of boiled potato, boiled beetroot, tomato and onion/cucumber.
  8. Take another slice apply some chutney on it and place at the top of previous slice.
  9. Now heat the griddle, put some oil or butter/Ghee and roast the sandwich on medium flame till slightly brown in color.
  10. Place the sandwich on a serving plate, cut it into pieces, top it up with few spoons of dal, sprinkle some chaat masala, black pepper powder, red chilly powder, some chutney, tomato ketchup (optional), some of the chopped mixture of beetroot, tomato, potato, onion and finally farsan or sev.
  11. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at http://sindhirasoi.com/2010/02/dal-sandwich/