Dhabey ki Dal , Dhaba Dal Recipe

Dhabey ki Dal

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Let’s recreate the highway dhaba magic right in our own kitchens, with this tasty and satiating dal.

In Dhabey ki Dal, rajma, urad and chana dals are cooked well and flavoured with sautéed onions, garlic, tomatoes and spice powders. Herbs like coriander and dried fenugreek leaves add a tasty punch to this delicious dal, which makes a wholesome meal together with Rotis and Rice .

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Soaking time:  8 hours   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     6Makes 6 servings
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  1. Clean, wash and soak the urad dal, chana dal and rajma in a deep bowl with enough water for at least 8 hours. Drain well.
  2. Combine the drained dals, rajma, salt and 4 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the garlic, onions and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, cumin seeds powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the cooked dal along with the water and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the dried fenugreek leaves and mix well.
  8. Serve hot.


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Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy154 cal
Protein8 g
Carbohydrates22.9 g
Fiber4.3 g
Fat3.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium18.1 mg

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Dhabey ki Dal , Dhaba Dal Recipe
 on 12 Aug 20 04:45 PM

The calorie per serving calculation is wrong here, calories in one serving are less than 200 as per standard calculation. Please check
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Tarla Dalal    Thank you for bringing this to our notice. The Nutritive table has been updated now. Keep trying more recipes and sharing your feedback with us.
17 Aug 20 10:12 AM
Dhabey ki Dal , Dhaba Dal Recipe
 on 09 Nov 19 08:20 AM

This recipe was really very good.
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Tarla Dalal    Shilpa, we are delighted you liked the Dhabey ki Dal recipe. Your feedback will help lots of cooking enthusiast try the recipe. Thanks.
09 Nov 19 10:25 AM
Dhabey ki Dal
 on 01 Jan 16 12:24 PM

Rajma and urad what a combination. reminds me of dal makhani. But gave this recipe a try and it was really good. Something different to make than the usual dals..Kasuri methi definitely adds a blast of flavour to this dal..
Dhabey ki Dal
 on 28 Sep 10 08:26 PM

I tried this recipe. It was great!!!