How to make Dal Jo Lolo -

Rotis stuffed green gram stuffing.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Wholewheat Flour, Split green gram skinless

Cuisine : Sindhi

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Dal Jo Lolo

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Sindhi cuisine is delightful, and those who have had a taste of it will know that there is a great deal of flavour and spice in this cuisine. This does not mean that all food in Sindhi cuisine is spicy, as there are plenty of sweet dishes in it to. 
Sindhi cuisine is a result of many influences - Baluchistan touches the border of Sindh and so does Punjab – so there is bound to be an immigration of ideas! It goes without saying that pre-partition played an immense role in making Sindhi cuisine what it is today. As Sindh was once part of India, Indian foods have had a large influence is shaping Sindhi cuisine. The spicy and aromatic features of Sindhi and Indian meals are similar. Sindhi cuisine refers to the cuisine of the Sindhis from Sindh, Pakistan and India. 
Combinations of dishes are also important in Sindhi cuisine. Over the years the best ones have lasted and are repeatedly presented together.

Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Dal Jo Lolo Recipe

  • Wholewheat Flour 1 1/2 cups

  • Split green gram skinless 2 cups

  • Ghee as required

  • For stuffing

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Amchur powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Cook the dal with salt, three cups of water and turmeric powder on low heat. It can take fifteen-twenty minutes. Sprinkle red chilli powder and dry mango powder on dal and allow it to cool.

Step 2

Divide the stuffing into four equal portions. Take atta in a deep bowl and add salt. Knead a soft dough using water as required. Keep covered for five to ten minutes.

Step 3

Divide dough into four equal portions. Roll out into small chapattis. Take a portion of the dal stuffing and place it on the chapatti. Close the edges and roll out into a thick parantha.

Step 4

Heat a tawa. Cook the parantha on both sides using ghee as required. Serve hot.

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