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Popular Dals from all over India recipes


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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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Masala Chana Dal
Recipe# 39161
Today

 
 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.
Hare Lehsun ki Toovar Dal
Recipe# 4784
03 Dec 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
hare lehsun toovar dal recipe | green garlic toovar dal | green garlic lentil dal | with 20 amazing images. A dal with a lip-smacking flavour that lingers on your taste buds, the hare lehsun too ....
Basic Chana Dal Recipe
Recipe# 42370
15 Sep 20

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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. ....
Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 612
08 Jun 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Gujarati dal recipe | Gujarati toovar dal | Gujarati tuvar dal | with 19 amazing images. With a characteristic sweet and sour taste, this traditional Gujarati dal recipe is quite reflectiv ....
Chawli Masoor Dal
Recipe# 22446
21 Oct 20

 
 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 ....
Mixed Dal
Recipe# 22370
22 Feb 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe proves the fact that dal can be super tasty without being spicy. A mixture of three dals is perked up with tomatoes, onions and other ingredients, which give it a fabulous flavour. Since spicy meals trigger and aggravate Acidity , this Mixed Dal u ....
Kerala Parippu, Kerala Dal, Onam Recipe
Recipe# 41975
01 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Simple yet rich, the Kerala Parippu is something beyond explanation – an experience to be savoured. This authentic Kerala dal recipe uses common, everyday ingredients, yet it is addictively tasty when had with freshly steamed rice ! Cooked moong dal is flavoured ....
Kanch Moong Dal
Recipe# 41363
01 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A no-fuss recipe from the Bengali repertoire, Kanch Moong Dal is a delightful, mildly spiced dish that you can make anyday. This traditional recipe is made with just a teaspoon of oil, and derives its flavour from a tempering of red chillies and seeds. It ....
Mixed Dal with Spinach and Kabuli Chana
Recipe# 4795
25 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
mixed dal palak recipe | easy dal palak | healthy mixed dal with spinach | dal palak dhaba style | mixed dal with spinach and kabuli chana is a simple, everyday d ....
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka
Recipe# 30903
27 Oct 20

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by Tarla Dalal
dal tadka recipe | Punjabi dal tadka | restaurant style dal tadka | with 30 amazing images. The Dal Tadka is one of the most popular dals while eating out at Indian restaurants and even r ....
Kerala Sambar, Kerala Sambhar with Coconut
Recipe# 42047
17 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
The Kerala Sambhar is a rich and flavourful version, which is made of toovar dal and mixed vegetables like brinjal, ladies finger and red pumpkin, laced with tamarind and flavoured with a spicy masala of coconut, onion, coriander seeds and other spices like pepper, fenugreek and cumin. The flavo ....
Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diye
Recipe# 42527
04 Sep 20

 
 
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 ....
Bengali Masoor Dal
Recipe# 38810
19 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A simple, every day dal from the Bengali repertoire, you can whip up masoor dal even when you are in a rush, to serve along with rice or roti. A dash of the traditi ....
Spicy Mixed Dal
Recipe# 60
17 Aug 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 ....
Fatless Maa ki Dal
Recipe# 7464
12 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Think dal and the first thing that comes to mind is mother’s cooking. While moms are generally fond of pampering their children with oodles of ghee and butter, we must learn to tone down on these fatty ingredients as we grow up! So, here a fatless version of Maa ki Dal, which not only retains the s ....
Whole Masoor Dal, Sabut Masoor Dal, How To Make Whole Masoor Dal
Recipe# 5293
05 Jul 20

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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 ....
Sambhar ( How To Make Sambhar, South Indian Recipe)
Recipe# 32735
15 Aug 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is one South Indian dish that needs no introduction, and probably the most versatile of them all. Each family uses the ingredients in various proportions. You can also try varying the quantities depending on your preference. The vegetables added to sambhar (or any kuzhambu) are referred to as ‘ ....
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
Recipe# 40586
07 Jul 20

 
 
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 ....
Kottu Dal, Sri Lankan Dal
Recipe# 4794
05 Jun 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Kottu Dal is a comforting dal recipe made of masoor dal, tempered traditionally and mixed with coconut milk. The coconut milk is what gives this famous Sri Lankan dal a soothing flavour, while a dash of lemon juice added before serving gives a tangy twist to it. Soak the dal for half an hour b ....
Palak Chana Dal
Recipe# 22166
15 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
A maharashtrian delight, tweaked to boost the health value! while palak adds vitamin a to this dish, chana dal adds nutrients like calcium, iron, folic acid, zinc and fibre. Ensure that you do not overcook chana dal, as it should be separate and not mashed.
Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes
Recipe# 33249
19 Oct 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
masoor dal with spinach recipe | protein rich dal | dal palak | with 18 amazing images. masoor dal recipe is a versatile Indian food which can find a place in every household. Learn how to ....
Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe
Recipe# 1557
10 Jun 20

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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
Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 617
27 Nov 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
10 Apr 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 ....
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