Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)

5/5 stars  100% LIKED IT    1 REVIEW ALL GOOD
मग नी दाल - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

Added to 115 cookbooks   This recipe has been viewed 72931 times

Mag ni dal is a dry preparation with basic guajarati masalas-it is a delectable everyday fare. I suggest you soak the dal before preparing the dish as it reduces the cooking time. You also need to remember that for this particular preparation, the dal should not be overcooked as the dal has to be separate and dry, and not soggy. That’s the secret of the success of this recipe!

Add your private note

Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe) recipe - How to make Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
Show me for servings

  1. Wash and soak the dal in warm water for at least 1½ hours. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and the soaked dal and sauté on a medium flame for a minute.
  4. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander-cumin seeds powder and sauté on a medium flame for another 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  5. Remove from the flame, transfer the dal mixture in a vessel and add ¼ cup water and mix well.
  6. Place this vessel in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  7. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  8. Add the lemon juice, sugar and salt and mix well.
  9. Serve hot with puran poli and kadhi.

Rate and review this recipe and get 15 days FREE bonus membership!
Subscribe to the free food mailer

Peppy Chutneys to Jazz up Your Meal

Missed out on our mailers?
Our mailers are now online!

View Mailer Archive

Privacy Policy: We never give away your email

REGISTER NOW If you are a new user.
Or Sign In here, if you are an existing member.

Login Name

Forgot Login / Passowrd?Click here

If your Gmail or Facebook email id is registered with, the accounts will be merged. If the respective id is not registered, a new account will be created.

Are you sure you want to delete this review ?

Click OK to sign out from tarladalal.
For security reasons (specially on shared computers), proceed to Google and sign out from your Google account.


Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 19 Nov 12 10:18 AM

Love the taste of cooked yellow moong dal. Healthy and easy to make.