My theme for this week’s BM is “Sindhi dishes” and I’m going to start it off with a very indulgent Sindhi dish, ‘Dal Pakwan’. Traditionally this is served for breakfast, I have to say it is very a filling breakfast that one might skip lunch after having this.
It has 2 main components, dal & pakwan and served with green chutney, tamarind chutney, sliced onions and fried green chilies. Chana dal is used to make the delicious dal. Pakwans are deep fried unpuffed puris that are dunked in the dal and relished along with all the accouterments. The taste was just awesome, it was like explosion of flavors and textures in the mouth.
I referred to Vaishali’s, Alka’s & Tarla Dalal’s recipes and came up with a recipe that is a combination of all three sources. Here’s how I made the dish: