Monday, 14 May 2012


1 cup masoor dal (Split red lentils)
1 cup chana dal (bengal gram dal)
1/2 cup moong dal (whole green gram)
1/2 cup biri/urad dal (black gram dal)
1 tsp haldi
Salt - 1/2 tbsp

For Tadka :-
2 chopped onions
2 tsp chopped ginger - garlic
2 green chillies chopped
2 medium tomatoes chopped
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 dried red chilli
1 tsp butter
1 tsp tadka masala (available in market)
1/2 tbsp garam masala
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
few kasoori methi leaves
Coriander leaves for garnish
Oil or ghee - 2 tsp
Salt as per taste

Method :-
Soak the dals in water for 20-30 mins. Clean and wash all the dal well in cold water. Pressure cook the dal with salt and turmeric. Take care that the dal is not mushy. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin and mustard seeds. When it splutter add hing, red chilii, onion, ginger n garlic chopped and fry for a minute. Then add chopped tomatoes and saute for another 2 mins. Add all the masala, kasoori methi leaves and cook for a while. Now add boiled dal, mix well and bring to boil for 5-8 mins. Garnish with chopped coriander and butter and serve hot with chapati/naan.


  1. seems its gonna be tasty...will definately try tmrw and let all know how it was

    1. Thanx for visit my space. Must try it n let me know how the taste was..I'll be highly pleasure..:)