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Popular Dals from all over India recipes


Last Updated : Nov 01,2019



रोज़ की दाल रेसिपी, दाल रेसिपी पूरे भारत से - हिन्दी में पढ़ें ( Popular Dals from all over India recipes in Hindi)
રોજ ની દાળ વાનગીઓ, સમગ્ર ભારતમાંથી દાળ ની વાનગીઓ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો ( Popular Dals from all over India recipes in Gujarati)

170 Dal Recipes, Popular Dal Recipes from all over India

Dal Recipes, Popular Dal Recipes from all over India. Most households routinely prepare dal as part of their everyday meal. Different states have different homely ways of cooking dal, but one commonality is that most of these are quick and easy to prepare so they can be prepared without much ado on a routine basis. By getting to know about all these options, you are at an advantage because you can increase the variety of dals that you serve at home, making sure that your family is never bored of this essential category! Here is a collection of dals from Gujarati Dals, Mahrastrian Dals, Hyderabadi Dals, South Indian Dals, Rajasthani Dals, Moghlai Dals to Bengali Dals

Basic Urad Dal Recipe, Protein and Vitamin B Rich RecipeBasic Urad Dal Recipe, Protein and Vitamin B Rich Recipe

Gujarati Dal recipes, Popular Gujarati Dal recipes

Enjoy our collection of Gujarati dal recipes.  From quick one-dish meals like Dal Dhokli to elaborate preparations, Gujjus cook them all. Come lunchtime and Gujaratis do not like to settle for anything less than a complete meal, which they fondly call the “Dal Bhaat Rotli Shaak”. Try your hands on this famous Gujarati Khatti Meethi Dal made by tempering toovar dal with mooli. The addition of jaggery and tamarind pulp provides the dal with its noteworthy flavors.

Dal Dhokli
Dal Dhokli

Another variant of this dal is the Gujarati Toovar Dal, that is simple yet has tongue-tickling flavours. While this is an everyday dal, it takes on a festive hue when ingredients like peanuts and yam are added. For such grand occasions, the Gujarati Dal is boiled over and over again to get the best flavour. Remember that the ideal balance of sweet and sour levels required for the success of this recipe is an art that can be perfected with practice.

The Gujarati Toovar Dal recipe is a homely dish that will remind you of mom any time, any where! A tempering of whole spices adds a lot of punch to this dal recipe, while tomatoes add enough tang and jaggery imparts a pleasant sweetness to it. For urad dal lovers, try our Gujarati style urad dal recipe.

Gujarati Toovar DalGujarati Toovar Dal

Maharashtrian Dal recipes

Maharashtrian Dal recipes. Popular Maharashtrian Dal recipesAmbti/Amti is a Maharashtrian style dal, the literal meaning of amti is tangy dal but it is a balance of sweet and spicy flavor. Katachi Amti  is a tongue-tickling preparation of chana dal which is an all-time favourite combination with Puran Poli.

Katachi Amti, Alavani AmtiKatachi Amti, Alavani Amti

Also try the Maharashtrian amti recipe called Birda or Vaal ki Usal recipe. In Mahrashtrian villages it's called by the name Birda.

Varan refers to traditional Maharashtrian lentil-based dishes. Here, cooked toovar dal is perked up with fenugreek leaves and tasty spice powders and pastes. An aromatic tempering adds to the traditional charm of the Methiche Varan, making sure that its aroma and flavour remind you of mom’s cooking!

Methiche VaranMethiche Varan

Punjabi Dals, popular punjabi dal recipes

popular punjabi dal recipes. Nothing can be more satiating than a bowl full of Rajma curry and rice. This curry is a favourite in Punjab and very popular amongst all age groups. Another popular dal is Maa ki dal or Dal Makhani. Traditionally it is cooked on a low flame overnight and allowed to thicken. But nowadays it is made using a pressure cooker.

Rajma Curry, Punjabi Rajma Masala RecipeRajma Curry, Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe

Dal Tadka is the most basic Punjabi dal preparation made using masoor and yellow moong dal. You can even use any other lentil to prepare this dal, the flavor depends upon the tempering. The rich and creamy dal tempered with ghee tastes amazing with roti and rice.

You can even enhance the dal by addition of vegetables. This Hariyali Dal made using spinach and chana dal is an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin A and calcium.

Rajasthani Dal recipes

Rajashthani dal recipes. Due to the shortage of fresh vegetables and limited options,  Rajasthani people often depend upon dals for all the proteins and other nutrients. They generally combine together 2-3 dals or some dal and vegetables and transform into a delicious, nourishing version. Cook up this Mooli moong dal or Palak toovar dal with a tempering of ghee and authentic Rajasthani flavour. Also, you can simply skip the vegetables and combine the dal with an assortment of spices and create finger-licking Dal Banjari , Panchmel Dal or Tangy Green Moong Dal

Mooli Moong DalMooli Moong Dal

South Indian Sambar (Dal) recipes

South Indian Sambar (Dal) recipes. Any South Indian meal, be it breakfastlunch or dinner, would be considered incomplete without Sambhar. Toovar dal and an assortment of vegetables surely makes the sambar nutritious but, if you wish to bumper the iron content, then add fenugreek leaves to make Methi Leaves Sambhar.

Methi Leaves SambharMethi Leaves Sambhar

Bengali Dal recipes

Bengali Dal recipes. A dal recipe from the kitchens of Bengal, the Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diye brings together moong dal with a horde of colourful, tasty and nutritious veggies!

A simple dal from Bengali kitchens, Dal Kalai is made by flavouring cooked urad dal with a paste of saunf and ginger.

Dal Kalai, Bengali Kalai Dal
Dal Kalai, Bengali Kalai Dal

Mughlai Dals

Mughlai dal recipes. Dal Moghlai recipe may have originated from the royal kitchens, but this one’s a delight to make in the kitchen as well as relish. Toovar and chana dals are pressure cooked with lauki, tomatoes and turmeric and mixed well, before a tadka of garlic, ginger and jeera is added to it.

Dal Moghlai
Dal Moghlai

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Rajma Curry,  Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe
Recipe# 1539
03 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Rajma curry and rice, no meal can be more satiating. This famous combination of rajma recipe + chawal is a complete one meal dinner and healthy p ....
Spicy Mixed Dal
Recipe# 60
01 Nov 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
spicy mixed dal recipe | Punjabi style mixed dal | healthy mixed dal | with amazing 20 images With five protein-rich dals, this Spicy Mixed Da ....
Basic Toovar Dal Recipe, Toor Dal
Recipe# 42289
24 Jul 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Easy though it is to make, the Basic Toovar Dal is the ultimate comfort food for many Indians! It hardly requires any effort and uses only common, everyday ingredients that you are sure to have at home. All you need to do is pressure-cook the dal with onions and tomatoes, and cook it further for ....
Sambhar
Recipe# 3578
08 Jul 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The aromatic flavours of this traditional South Indian dish are truly irresistible. The speciality of this sambhar is that it is made with minimal oil and loads of vegetables which enhance its nutritive value. When served hot with Nutritious Stuffed Idlis, it makes a meal that is very hard to resi ....
Masoor Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42353
29 May 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
If tempered with the right spices and masalas, even a simple, low-salt dal recipe can make you drool! This Masoor Dal recipe proves the fact. Flavoured with common, everyday ingredients and tempered with cumin seeds and ginger, the dal tastes really awesome even though we have used very little s ....
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
Recipe# 40586
21 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is something you can prepare on any day, to enjoy the satiating wholesomeness of home-cooked meals! This Masoor Dal is prepared using common spice powders and pastes, not to forget tasty onions and tomatoes, which give it a lip-smacking flavour and aroma. Serve it hot with your favourite ....
Panchkuti Dal, Panchratan Dal
Recipe# 37277
11 May 19

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by Tarla Dalal
Traditional and wholesome are the words that describe this tasty dal most aptly. As the name suggests, Panchkuti Dal features a combo of five pulses, which gives it a unique texture, flavour and aroma. You will find that this dal does not get mushy, mainly because of the blend of many pulses w ....
Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 617
23 Nov 14

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by Tarla Dalal
The use of whole green gram or moong is very common in day-to-day Gujarati fare. Khatta moong is a lovely recipe that features cooked moong simmered with curds and spices. The use of curds bestows a unique, sumptuous feel to this recipe. Garlic-lovers can even add a little garlic paste to add a whol ....
Chana, Toovar and Green Moong Dal
Recipe# 38470
03 Apr 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Known traditionally as the trevati dal, this is a protein-rich combination of chana, toovar and green moong dals prepared in an authentic indian style, with aromatic spices and powders, onions, tomatoes, ginger, chillies, et al. This is something you can cook every day, as it is neither rich nor fat ....
Dal Banjari
Recipe# 3884
05 Mar 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The intense flavour of urad dal with its skin on is simply brilliant compared to the relatively bland de-skinned version. Together with chana dal and an assortment of spices, green chillies and onions, it transforms into a delicious dal that will make you lick your fingers! It is better to serve the ....
Gujarati Style Urad Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42231
05 Mar 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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 bef ....
Whole Masoor Dal, Sabut Masoor Dal, How To Make Whole Masoor Dal
Recipe# 5293
28 Mar 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Using whole masoor instead of the dal helps retain more fibre you your food. This protein and fibre-rich dal also features a spiky spice paste, which makes it very attractive to the desi palate! The whole masoor dal is ideal for those with high cholesterol as the fibre in the dal binds the cho ....
Sindhi Kadhi
Recipe# 4359
05 Jun 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Sindhi cuisine is very nutritious with a predominant use of vegetables in each and every dish. Sindhi kadhi is one such example where all the vegetables are used beautifully to complement each other in taste, colour and texture. You can also try other popular recips from Sindhi cuisine like < ....
Methiche Varan
Recipe# 4799
16 Jul 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Varan refers to traditional Maharashtrian lentil-based dishes. Here, cooked toovar dal is perked up with fenugreek leaves and tasty spice powders and pastes. An aromatic tempering adds to the traditional charm of the Methiche Varan, making sure that its aro ....
Rangoon Na Vaal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 616
23 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Rangoon na vaal is a wholesome yet effortless preparation of field beans. The use of varied ingredients like jaggery, imli, chilli powder and ajwain imparts a unique sweet and sour tang to this dish. Soaking is very indispensable, so plan accordingly.
Mooli Moong Dal
Recipe# 3886
15 Apr 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Mooli or white radish is extensively used in Rajasthani cooking unlike in other parts of India where it's merely considered a salad vegetable. Radish adds sharp and pungent accents in this bland moong dal. And like all traditional Rajasthani recipes, this dal too, is tempered with ghee. Some househo ....
Dal Kabila
Recipe# 37759
08 Feb 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Mughals made use of all kinds of dals available to them to prepare mouthwatering dishes such as this one. Made with urad dal or split black lentils this dal is tempered with whole kashmiri ....
Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diye
Recipe# 42527
31 May 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A dal recipe from the kitchens of Bengal , the Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diye brings together moong dal with a horde of colourful, tasty and nutritious veggies! A traditional tempering of whole spices gives the dal a tantalising aroma while tangy tomatoes and a d ....
Khatta Urad Dal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )
Recipe# 32807
16 May 11

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This dal recipe made using chilkewali urad dal is a little bitter as the name suggests, but the bitterness is mild and only enhances the flavour of this dish. Extremely healthy, as the skin of urad is nutritious and fibre-rich.
Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe
Recipe# 1557
27 Sep 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
sambar recipe | South Indian sambar recipe | homemade sambhar recipe | how to make sambar | with 20 amazing images. Sambar is a definite part of
Mullangi Sambar, South Indian Radish Sambhar
Recipe# 42456
27 Nov 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Mullangi Sambhar is an all-time favourite of the South Indians, especially those in Tamil Nadu where it is made very often. Being simple and easy, it is an everyday fare. The strong flavour and aroma of radish together with the spiciness of the sambhar masala make this a mouth-watering treat ....
Dry Chana Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42438
28 Jun 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
When we usually think of using chana dal in the menu, we make it into a thick, soupy dal, perked up with different flavours. For a change, try this Dry Chana Dal recipe. It is simply awesome, with a soft and succulent texture and a peppy flavour marked by dominant notes of tomatoes and dried fen ....
Basic Chana Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42370
15 Jan 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
Nourishing and tasty, the Basic Chana Dal is a wonderful accompaniment to rice and Indian breads like rotis or phulkas. It tastes really awesome thanks to the apt combination of spices and dried fenugreek leaves. Amchur powder, though used in a small quantity, gives a pleasant tang to the dal. ....
Trevti Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 615
23 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
As the ‘trevti’ in the title suggests, this is a combination of three dals simmered with spices. The use of three dals imparts a special feel to this otherwise simple day-to-day dal, which goes very well with bajra rotla and lehsun ki chutney. As a variation, you can use urad dal instead of yellow m ....
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