Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe

Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe

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Next time you decide to make dal, reach out to the jar of urad and make this tasty Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe! Subtly flavoured with curds and a dash of spices, this dal has a homely but very satiating taste.

You can prepare this dish earlier on, but before serving add a little water and re-heat as it tends to thicken over time. Rich in iron, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, fibre and other essential nutrients, this easy-to-cook recipe is a good addition to your everyday cookbook.

It tastes best when served with rotla but you can also enjoy it with a bowl of hot rice laced with ghee.

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Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe recipe - How to make Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe

Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal in enough water in a bowl for 15 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine the urad dal and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Combine the cooked urad dal, curds and 1½ cups of water in a deep bowl and mix well. Keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the urad dal-curd mixture, green chilli paste, garlic paste, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirirng occasionally.
  7. Switch off the flame, add the coriander and mix well.
  8. Serve immediately with rotla.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy235 cal
Protein13.7 g
Carbohydrates32.6 g
Fiber6.2 g
Fat4.9 g
Cholesterol4 mg
Sodium26.5 mg

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Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
 on 27 Feb 19 02:30 AM

Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
 on 08 Nov 17 12:42 PM

When there is rotla at my place for dinner, without this dal our meal would be incomplete, I just love this dal a lot, it is easy and taste soo good...