Puneri amti ( dal curry with pune - style masala )

Main Dish
4 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 cup tur dal

1 teaspoon chilli powder

1/3 cup tamarind juice

1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds

A pinch of asafoetida

1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder

1 1/2 teaspoon goda masala

1/ 3 cup scrapped jaggery

10 curry leaves

2 tablespoon scrapped dry coconut

1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds

Salt to taste

1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves

4 tablespoon oil

3 teaspoon cloves

4 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

2 teaspoon pepper

12 teaspoon coriander seeds

1/2 teaspoon asafoetida


  • Roast all these ingredients separately on a dry tawa or kadai till brown. Pound and store in an airtight container.
  • Soak cleaned dal in water for one hour. Boil with enough water in a pressure cooker till soft.
  • Add chilli powder, turmeric powder, goda masala, tamarind juice, scrapped jaggery, copra, salt to taste and coriander leaves. Mix well.
  • Heat oil, add cumin seeds, mustard, asafoetida, curry leaves.
  • When they pop, pour this seasoning over dal. Boil thoroughly before serving with rice.


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