Turiya Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)

Turiya Mag Ni Dal, with a hint of basic Gujarati spices and a peppiness imparted by lemon juice, this preparation of ridge gourd and moong dal is quite unique and entertaining in its own way.

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तुरीया मग नी दाल - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Turiya Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe) in Hindi) 

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This is a day-to-day preparation in gujarati households, preferred mainly due to its simplicity. With a hint of basic gujarati spices and a peppiness imparted by lemon juice, this preparation of ridge gourd and moong dal is quite unique and entertaining in its own way. Turiya mag ni dal is indeed very light and a good choice for those who want to diet by cutting out on starch and oil.

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

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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1 1/2 cups ridge gourd (turai) , peeled and cubed
1 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp sugar
salt to taste
1 tsp lemon juice (optional)

For The Garnish
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
  1. Soak the moong dal in enough warm water for 1 hour. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the ridge gourd and soaked moong dal and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  4. Add 2½ cups of water, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, chilli powder, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a slow flame for 12 to 15 minutes or till the ridge gourd becomes tender and the dal is cooked, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the lemon juice and mix well.
  6. Serve hot garnished with coriander.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy175 cal
Protein9.5 g
Carbohydrates24.5 g
Fiber3.8 g
Fat4.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium11.4 mg

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Turiya Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 25 Jun 19 06:12 AM

Very tasty..typical Gujarati taste.. thanks for sharing.
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you!! We are glad you like our recipe!!
27 Jun 19 12:35 PM
Turiya Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
 on 21 Feb 15 04:04 PM

A typica gujarati recipe. The combination of ridge gourd and yellow moong dal is excellent. The basic spices used in this recipe gives it a nice flavour and perfect taste. It is not much spicy also.
Turiya Mag Ni Dal
 on 09 Apr 11 11:02 AM

Yes really it's different vegetable preparation. Very yummy,delicious and tasty.