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Popular Dals from all over India recipes


Last Updated : Mar 29,2020



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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Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 612
29 Mar 20

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by Tarla Dalal
With a characteristic sweet and sour taste, this traditional dal recipe is quite reflective of Gujarati culture and uses the typical ingredients and spices. While this is an everyday dal, it takes on a festive hue when ingredients like peanuts an ....
Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 617
17 Feb 20

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by Tarla Dalal
khatta moong recipe | Gujarati khatta moong | khatta mag | dahiwala khatta moong | green moong in buttermilk curry | with amazing 22 images. k ....
Toovar Dal, Toovar Dal with Onions
Recipe# 40694
20 Jan 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Just how easy can it be to prepare a lip-smacking dal? Well, we urge you to get into the kitchen and try this Toovar Dal with Onions to experience the magic for yourself! There is nothing about this recipe that makes you think twice. The ingredients are so common, they are sure to be available ....
Panchmel Dal
Recipe# 4790
16 Jul 12

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 by Tarla Dalal
Here, a wholesome combo of five dals is flavoured with a special masala water and whole spices as well! Not only the flavours of the spices, but the flavours of the assorted dals are also discernable in this delightful dish. Dissolving the spice powders in water before sautéing them ensures that the ....
Mullangi Sambar, South Indian Radish Sambhar
Recipe# 42456
30 Dec 19

 
 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 ....
Masala Chana Dal
Recipe# 39161
05 Jul 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Chana dal is commonly used as one of the ingredients in various subzis, rice preparations and snacks. However, here is an accompaniment prepared from chana dal, spiked up with tomato pulp and onions, laced with simple spice powders. You will love the soothing flavour of this easy dal.
Dal Banjara, Rajasthani Dal Banjara
Recipe# 3884
12 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
dal banjara recipe | Rajasthani dal banjara | healthy dal banjari | with amazing 23 images. dal banjara is a delicious dal recipe made with chiklewali urad dal and chana dal. It is derived ....
Rajma Curry,  Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe
Recipe# 1539
10 Dec 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
rajma curry recipe | Punjabi rajma masala | healthy rajma curry | restaurant style rajma masala | with 24 amazing images. Rajma curry is also called
Spicy Mixed Dal
Recipe# 60
01 Jan 20

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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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
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 ....
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka
Recipe# 30903
27 Aug 19

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by Tarla Dalal
The Dal Tadka is one of the most popular dals while eating out at Indian restaurants and even roadside dhabas. Punjabi Dal Tadka is made from 2 different kinds of dals, chana dal and toovar dal which are first pressure cooked with water, sal ....
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 ....
Bengali Matarsutir Dal, Healthy Green Peas Dal
Recipe# 35117
09 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bengali matarsutir dal | healthy green peas dal | Bengali matar dal | Bengali green peas dal | with 18 amazing images. Bengali matarsutir dal is an authentic reci ....
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 ....
Maa Ki Dal
Recipe# 33369
28 Oct 19

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 by Tarla Dalal
maa ki dal recipe | pressure cooker maa ki dal | Punjabi kali dal | black gram dal | with 25 amazing images Maa Ki Dal, flavoured with tangy tomatoes, curds and c ....
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 ....
Chawli Masoor Dal
Recipe# 22446
11 Nov 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
An all-time favourite, this recipe combines chawli leaves with wholesome masoor dal and a flavourful masala paste to make a dish that surely wins the diner’s heart! Apart from the irresistible taste, there are many more reasons that make the Chawli Masoor Dal a must-have, especially during pregnancy ....
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