Yummy Dal Curry



  • Channa dal -125gms
  • Urad dal – 125gms
  • Moong dal – 125gms
  • Masoor dal – 125gms
  • Toor dal – 125 gms
  • Onion(medium,chopped) -1
  • Ginger-garlic paste – 1tbsp
  • Green chilly(chopped) – 3
  • Tomatoes(medium) – 2
  • Turmeric powder – 1 tsp
  • Chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Butter – 2tbsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Salt
  • Coriander leaves


  • Clean and wash all the lentils thoroughly in several changes of water.
  • pressure cook dal with turmeric powder and sufficient water until it is soft and broken.Add salt and stir well to prevent from sticking to the bottom .
  • Keep the lentils on low simmer while making fried seasonings.
  • Heat oil in a pan.Add onions and fry till light brown.add ginger-garlic paste,green chilly and fry for 2 mins.
  • Then Add chopped tomatoes and fry till slightly brown.
  • Pour the entire contents of the pan over the dal and gently stir to mix.continue stirring while you make the spiced butter.
  • Heat butter in a pan and add cumin seeds and chilly powder. Immediately pour the entire contents of the pan over the dal.
  • Combine well and remove from heat.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves

2 Replies to “Yummy Dal Curry”

  1. as you write indian dishes please mention indian names of the ingredient as well it will help us
    as I am not very good in English names of cooking ingredients.

    Thanks for sharing the recipies of indian delicacies

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