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384 toovar dal recipes

Last Updated : Apr 03,2019

अरहर/तुअर दाल रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (toovar dal recipes in Hindi)
તૂવરની દાળ રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (toovar dal recipes in Gujarati)

387 toor dal recipes | Toovar Dal (Arhar Dal) recipes

toor dal recipes. toor dal Indian recipes. From sumptuous preparations like the Punjabi dal tadka to the basic toor dal, snacks like mixed dal handvo or pulse appe and sweet treats like puran poli, toovar (arhar) dal is the most widely-used form of lentil in India. It is a rich source of protein and a versatile ingredient found in most Indian households. Arhar dal or split pigeon pea is generally soaked and cooked.

toor dal recipes

Apart from protein, toovar dal also provides many nutrients our body needs such as iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium and B vitamins. An aromatic, flavorful onion-tomato masala is the base of most dals tempering. Cooked toor dal is added to it and simmered with a dash of sweet and sour agents like jaggery, lemon juice, amchur or tamarind. You can add a punch to this simple preparation by adding spinach. Punjabi Toovar Aur Palak ki Dal and Palak Toovar Dal are mouth-watering delights brimming with nutrients.

Arhar ki Dal with SpinachArhar ki Dal with Spinach

A wholesome combination of vegetables and multiple dals to make the Subzi Dal, not only has an interesting texture but also, an outburst of flavors, thanks to the wide range of ingredients. If not vegetables, you can simply combine a myriad of dals to make the Panch Ratani Dal and Teen Ratna Dal with a pour of aromatic tempering.

Dal Moghlai and Masalawali Toovar Dal are other flavorful and easy preparations that make a delectable accompaniment for parathas and rotis.

Gujarati recipes using Toor Dal

Gujarati Toovar dal, a sweet and sour version made with toovar dal, jaggery and tomatoes can tickle your senses and palates. It is made on a regular basis in most Gujarati households and served along with bhaat (rice), rotli and shaak. Add a festive hue with an addition of ingredients like peanuts and yam to make the traditional Gujarati Dal.

Gujarati Toovar DalGujarati Toovar Dal

Osaman with Gujarati sukha moong or Lachko Dal is a traditional lunch menu. Trevti Dal and Bhatia Kadhi are other interesting Gujarati preparations that can be tried when you are bored with the routine preparations.

One-pot meals like Ek Toap Na Dal Bhaat, Toovar Dal ni Khichdi and Dal Dhokli are other popular Gujarati delights. These meals are not only nutritious and interesting but also, satiating even when they make use of common ingredients.

South-Indian recipes using Toor Dal

Dry spice-mixes like Homemade Rasam Powder and Sambhar Masala makes use of toovar dal which is roasted along with a myriad of ingredients. They have a long shelf life and aid in the preparation of lip-smacking authentic food.

Rasam, Sambhar and their variants are popular dishes from Southern India. They are flavorful and can be relished as it is or accompanied by rice, snacks like idli, vada or dosa. Rasam is generally made with a special spice powder, tamarind, tomatoes and dal, concluded aptly with an aromatic tempering. Here is a list of a few varieties of rasam :

1. Tomato Rasam

2. Butter Milk Rasam

3. Jeera- Pepper Rasam

4. Dal Rasam

While most dosa and idli batter is made using a combination of rice and urad dal, you can try your hands on unique delights like Dal and Vegetable Idli, Mix Dal and Rice Dosa and Adai. These snacks taste amazing with sambhar and coconut chutney.

Other than this, Vaingya Ambot, Kerala Style Tomato Dal, Drumstick Dal are some tongue-tickling dishes that can be served with rice or Pongal. Bisi bele bhaat, a traditional rice dish from Karnataka served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, is simply irresistible!

Our collection of 384 toovar dal recipes will surely have some unique and interesting recipes which you have never tried.

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Palak Toovar Dal
Recipe# 3885
14 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Toovar dal has a knack of combining well with greens, providing the right mushiness without becoming gooey. Here, palak and toovar dal come together, smartly pressure-cooked and hand-blended to the right consistency. A couple of whole spices added as a tempering impart a fresh aroma and irresistible ....
Dahiwali Toovar Dal
Recipe# 22168
14 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
In this sumptuous recipe, low-fat curds provides a tangy twist to toovar dal without adding much to the calorie count. To get the best texture and flavour, make sure you add the curds after lowering the flame so that it does not curdle. Apart from being low in fat, the other good news is that the Da ....
Toovar Dal Ni Khichdi, Gujarati Recipe
Recipe# 622
19 Mar 19

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Toovar dal ni khichdi is a class apart from normal khichdis because of the aromatic spices used. I love eating tuvar dal khichdi with papad, pickle and curd. To make a complete and grand meal you can serve the arhar dal khichdi with Ra ....
Palak Toovar Dal ( Calcium Rich Recipe)
Recipe# 4804
14 Jun 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Spinach and toovar dal used for this mildly spiced recipe, makes this dal a rich calcium source. Serve hot with roti or rice.
Palak Toovar Dal ( Iron Rich Recipes )
Recipe# 5707
10 Oct 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Rich in taste and nutrition, this Palak Toovar Dal is a healthful dish you can prepare frequently without any hassle, as it uses simple cooking methods and common ingredients. You just need to remember to soak the toovar dal earlier. The smart twist in this dal recipe is the addition of lemon juice, ....
Hare Lehsun ki Toovar Dal
Recipe# 4784
26 Dec 18

by Tarla Dalal
A dal with a lip-smacking flavour that lingers on your taste buds, the Hare Lehsun ki Toovar Dal would be a good dish to prepare when green garlic is in season. Green garlic has a milder flavour than regular dried garlic, and it perfectly flavours toovar dal together with a combination of oth ....
Toovar Dal with Vegetables
Recipe# 22171
14 Jan 19

by Tarla Dalal
Toovar dal with vegetables is a wholesome dish, full of vegetables and protein-rich dal. You need not stick to the veggies i have used – just open your fridge and throw in anything you find. You will love the fact that such a tasty and sumptuous dish can be prepared with just about no oil! remember ....
Soya Toovar Dal Roti ( Weight Loss After Pregnancy )
Recipe# 33034
20 Aug 09

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Soya toovar dal roti, these unique rotis flavoured with garlic are a healthy combination of four flours – soya, jowar, wheat and toovar dal. Rich in proteins, calcium and iron, this one is a real star recipe!
Methi Toovar Dal, Healthy Recipe
Recipe# 42405
15 Jan 19

by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Add more punch to the everyday toovar dal by teaming it up with tongue-tickling fenugreek leaves. Methi leaves have a very attractive flavour and aroma – its unique bitterness is actually pleasing to the palate and quite addictive! Here, it perks up the flavour of toovar dal, along with other ev ....
Burmese Samosa Toovar Dal Curry Soup
Recipe# 41194
30 Jul 18

 by Tarla Dalal
An ever-popular snack and a spicy soup come together in this marvelous recipe. We begin by making scrumptious samosas by deep-frying samosa pattis packed with a mouth-watering mixture of potatoes, green peas and spices. Using readymade samosa pattis reduces the time involved and also gives the s ....
Basic Toovar Dal Recipe, Toor Dal
Recipe# 42289
02 Mar 19

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 ....
Strained Toovar Dal Recipe, Clear Fluid Recipe
Recipe# 42263
03 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Strained Toovar Dal is an interesting addition to a clear fluid diet, as the mild taste of dal is very comforting, especially when it is lightly seasoned with salt. It is ideal for a convalescence diet post surgery , when the perso ....
Gujarati Toovar Dal
Recipe# 40697
15 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
A satiating dal with an interesting sweet, little spicy and tangy flavour, the Gujarati Toovar Dal 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 sweet ....
Toovar Dal and Mixed Vegetable Masala Khichdi
Recipe# 38453
20 Sep 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Delicious masala-stuffed vegetables, rice and dal are carefully cooked together in this one of a kind recipe. A great one dish meal, Toovar Dal and Mixed Vegetable Masala Khichdi when served with buttermilk, also makes a fabulous potluck lunch.
Toovar Dal, Toovar Dal with Onions
Recipe# 40694
27 Jan 19

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 ....
Masalawali Toovar Dal
Recipe# 40386
26 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
A fiery paste of dry red chillies, aromatic seeds and pungent ginger and garlic is at the heart of this Masalawali Toovar Dal. Although it sounds too hot, it actually ends up enjoyably semi-spicy, when this paste is combined with cooked toovar dal, baby onions and tomatoes, making the Masalawali Too ....
Dal Rasam, South Indian Toovar Dal Rasam
Recipe# 42385
03 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Dal Rasam or Paruppu Rasam is everyday fare in Tamil Nadu! It made with cooked toovar dal and tomatoes, flavoured with a special rasam powder. The tamarind water gives a pleasant tang to the rasam, while the semi-spicy rasam powder leaves a warmth on your taste buds. While making the rasam p ....
Sambar ( Sambhar, Idlis and Dosas)
Recipe# 1663
15 Oct 15

by Tarla Dalal
Like idlis and dosas, Sambhar is also an all-time favourite that is almost synonymous with South Indian food! From the smallest roadside hotel to the classiest Indian restaurants around the globe, ‘idli, Vada, Sambhar’ is a very popular breakfast combo! ....
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka
Recipe# 30903
14 Jan 19

by Tarla Dalal
The Dal tadka is a regular feature for most of us while eating out at a Punjabi restaurant. However few of us realize that this dish can be prepared with ease in your very own kitchen at nearly one-fifth the price. Made with split red l ....
Dal Baati Churma
Recipe# 3645
19 Apr 15

 by Tarla Dalal
This three-in-one treat is a typical Rajasthani treat. The Rajasthanis specialise in serving sweet and savoury dishes in combinations that steal the heart and delight the taste buds. A platter of semi-sweet Churma, spicy Dal and deep-fried Baati, is one ....
Mixed Dal Handvo ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 583
19 Dec 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Mixed dal handvo is a traditional gujarati savoury cake, which is a nutritious meal in its own right when served with chutney and buttermilk. Although readymade flour is available in the market, we suggest you try this version to experience the true flavour. The grated bottle gourd is a very critica ....
Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe
Recipe# 1557
23 Sep 13

 by Tarla Dalal
Sambhar is a definite part of South Indian meals. Sometimes, they make it even more than once a day – for breakfast and later for lunch or
Gujarati Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 612
09 Mar 19

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 ....
Dal Dhokli ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 578
23 Nov 14

by Tarla Dalal
Dal dhokli is a sunday morning delight in most traditional gujarati households! a perfect combination of spiced whole wheat flour dhoklis simmered in Gujarati dal, this can be classified as a sumptuous one-dish meal, but you could also serve it with rice to make it all the more tasty and wholesome. ....
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