April 19, 2021

Dangar Pachidi | Black lentil flavored yogurt dip - Traditional Tamil recipe


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 Dangar / Daangar Pachidi is a very traditional and authentic recipe from Tamil Nadu in India . It is very popular in the Thanjavur Brahmin kitchen and liked by one and all . It is a perfect accompaniment for Kootu or Sambar .

The perfectly roasted and ground udad dhall (black lentil ) gives this pachadi / raita a very nutty flavor and the flavor of roasted udad dhall elevates the taste of the pachidi.

Dangar Pachidi is a very traditional and authentic recipe from Tamil Nadu in India . It is very popular in the Thanjavur Brahmin kitchen and liked by one and all . It is a perfect accompaniment for Kootu or Sambar, daangar pachadi , dangar pachidi, uddina hittu raita, udad dhall raita ,

Considering the peak summer in most parts of the globe , this pachadi is very cooling as well as soothing when had as a part of everyday lunch.

 Preparation time for Daangar pachadi is very minimal and can be put together in less than 10 mins. If you have roasted  udad dhall powder ready on hand it hardly takes 2 mins to whip up Daangar Pachidi.

Udad dhall /black lentil as we know is rich in protein and a very good for bones and growing children . 

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Dangar Pachidi is a very traditional and authentic recipe from Tamil Nadu in India . It is very popular in the Thanjavur Brahmin kitchen and liked by one and all . It is a perfect accompaniment for Kootu or Sambar, daangar pachadi , dangar pachidi, uddina hittu raita, udad dhall raita ,

By now you all must be used to the Monday theme we enjoy and curate every week in our Foodie Monday Bloghop food group and this week it was my turn to suggest the theme.  Considering the scorching summer , I had suggested curd based recipes as one of the options and it won all votes hands down.So here we are presenting a wonderful collection of lipsmacking recipes using cool cool Dahi ..enjoy our DahiDhamaal theme in the 294th week of FMBH. 


Preparation Time - 10 mins
Cooking Time - nil 
Serves - 2 to 3
Complexity - simple


Ingredients 

2 tablespoon udad dhall 
2 cups thick curd/ yogurt 
2 green chillies 
few curry leaves
fresh corriander leaves 
1/2 tsp mustard seeds 
1/2 tsp udad dhall
pinch of asafoetida 
salt as needed
1/2 tsp oil 

Method
  • Dry roast the udad dhall until crisp and golden brown. Let it cool and then blend into a fine powder.  Sieve it and keep aside. 
  • Whisk the yogurt in a wide bowl until creamy and lump free.
  • Add 3 tsp of freshly ground udad dhall powder and salt and mix well .
  • Prepare a tempering using mustard seeds, udad dhall (black lentil), asafoetida and green chillies . Lastly fry the curry leaves and pour it over the curd .
  • Garnish with fresh corriander and serve with your meal.

Tips 

The remaining udad dhall flour  can be stored in the freezer and used later. 

Since we cannot grind very less quantity of flour,you can roast about 50 gms of udad dhall and powder it . 

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Dangar Pachidi is a very traditional and authentic recipe from Tamil Nadu in India . It is very popular in the Thanjavur Brahmin kitchen and liked by one and all . It is a perfect accompaniment for Kootu or Sambar, daangar pachadi , dangar pachidi, uddina hittu raita, udad dhall raita ,


6 comments:

  1. This black lentil flavored yogurt dip sounds so interesting ! I am surely going to give this healthy and flavorful dish a try. Thank you for the wonderful theme and share.

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  2. my elder one loves all kinds of pachadis, this is a surely a try soon... thanks for shairng...

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  3. A beautiful heritage recipe from Tamilnadu! Dangar Pachadi is one of my most favourite kinds of raita. So delicious with the roasted urad dal, refreshing and perfect for the summers.

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  4. Dangar Pachadi sounds so flavourful and Delish. Would love to try your version sometime. Lovely theme Priya. Perfect. Pachadi for summers.

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  5. Yogurt dip with black lentils sounds delicious. Interesting recipe. Something new to me. I would love to have it as a side dish or raita.

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  6. Dangar pachidi looks so flavorful and delicious. Perfect coolant for summer.

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