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Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy recipe | Gujarati toovar dal for marriage | Indian tuvar dal | Gujarati toor dal is an authentic dal from the land of Gujarat, which every housewife makes it with love in her own way. Here we present our version of this famous recipe. Learn how to make Gujarati toovar dal for marriage.

To make Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy, combine the toovar dal and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cooker for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Add 1 cup of water to the cooked toovar dal and blend it using a hand blender to a smooth mixture.

Transfer the mixture into a deep non-stick pan, add the turmeric powder, green chillies, ginger, tomatoes, jaggery, 1½ cups of water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.

Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small broad non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the cloves, cinnamon and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Switch off the flame, add the asafoetida, chilli powder, mix well and immediately add it to the boiling dal. Mix the dal well and continue cooking on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Add the lemon juice and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot with roti or rice.

A satiating dal with an interesting sweet, little spicy and tangy flavour, the Indian tuvar dal is a homely dish that will remind you of mom anytime, anywhere! 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.

Despite its simplicity and homeliness, the Gujarati toor dal has a well-rounded and exciting flavour – so much so that a bowl of rice or a couple of rotis with a cup of this dal will make a nice, satisfying meal!

This Gujarati toovar dal for marriage is a must in all Gujarati festivals and occasions. The aroma of the dal boiling for 15 minutes with the variety of spices is sure to draw the attention of not only family member, but also your neighbours. Try it out!!

Tips to make Gujarati toovar dal. 1. You can pressure cook the toovar dal at night and keep it ready in the fridge. 2. You can also add peanuts at step 10 after salt. 3. If you do not have ginger, you can also add ginger paste. 4. You can make the dal in advance and keep and re-heat well before serving.

Enjoy Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy recipe | Gujarati toovar dal for marriage | Indian tuvar dal | Gujarati toor dal | with step by step photos.

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Toovar Dal Sweet and Spicy, Gujarati Toovar Dal for Marriage recipe - How to make Toovar Dal Sweet and Spicy, Gujarati Toovar Dal for Marriage

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For Gujarati Toovar Dal Sweet and Spicy
1/2 cup toovar (arhar) dal , washed and drained
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 sliced green chillies
1/4 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak)
1/4 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped jaggery (gur)
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 cloves (laung / lavang)
1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini)
4 to 5 curry leaves (kadi patta)
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

For Serving
1/4 rice (chawal)
Method

For gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy

    For gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy
  1. To make gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy, combine the toovar dal and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cooker for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Add 1 cup of water to the cooked toovar dal and blend it using a hand blender to a smooth mixture.
  4. Transfer the mixture into a deep non-stick pan, add the turmeric powder, green chillies, ginger, tomatoes, jaggery, 1½ cups of water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a small broad non-stick pan, add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the cloves, cinnamon and curry leaves and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  7. Switch off the flame, add the asafoetida, chilli powder, mix well and immediately add it to the boiling dal.
  8. Mix the dal well and continue cooking on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Add the lemon juice and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  10. Serve the gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy hot with roti or rice.

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what is gujarati toovar dal made of ?

  1. Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy is made from for the dal 1/2 cup toovar (arhar) dal, washed and drained, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi), 2 sliced green chillies, 1/4 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak), 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes, 1/4 cup chopped jaggery (gur), salt to taste, 2 tsp lemon juice and 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania). See below image of list of ingredients for Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy.
  2. Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy is made from for the tempering 1 tbsp oil, 1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson), 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera), 2 cloves (laung / lavang), 1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini), 4 to 5 curry leaves (kadi patta), 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing) and 1/2 tsp chilli powder. See below image of list of ingredients for Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy.

how to pressure cook the toovar dal

  1. In a pressure cooker, take 1/2 cup toovar (arhar) dal, washed and drained. 
  2. Add 1½ cups of water
  3. Mix well.
  4. Pressure cooker for 3 whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. 
  5. This is how it looks after cooking. Keep aside. 

how to make gujarati toovar dal

  1. Add 1 cup of water to the cooked toovar dal.
  2. Blend it using a hand blender to a smooth mixture.
  3. Transfer the mixture into a deep non-stick pan.
  4. Add 1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi).
  5. Add 2 sliced green chillies
  6. Add 1/4 tsp finely chopped ginger (adrak).
  7. Add 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes.
  8. Add 1/4 cup chopped jaggery (gur).
  9. Add 1½ cups of water. 
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Mix well. 
  12. Cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  13. Meanwhile, heat 1 tbsp oil in a small broad non-stick pan. You can also use ghee.  
  14. Add 1 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson).
  15. Add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  16. When the seeds crackle, add 2 cloves (laung / lavang).
  17. Add 1 small stick cinnamon (dalchini).
  18. Add 4 to 5 curry leaves (kadi patta).
  19. Sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  20. Switch off the flame, add 1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  21. Add 1/2 tsp chilli powder.
  22. Mix well and immediately add it to the boiling dal.
  23. Mix the dal well and continue cooking on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  24. Add 2 tsp lemon juice.
  25. Add 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania).
  26. Mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
     

how to serve gujarati toovar dal

  1. Reheat the Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy recipe | Gujarati toovar dal with rice | Indian tuvar dal, before serving and serve it with steamed rice. 

tips to make gujarati toovar dal

  1. You can pressure cook the toovar dal at night and keep it ready in the fridge.  
  2. You can also add peanuts at step 10 after salt. 
  3. If you do not have ginger, you can also add ginger paste. 
  4. You can make the dal in advance and keep and re-heat well before serving.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy144 cal
Protein4.8 g
Carbohydrates21.8 g
Fiber2.2 g
Fat4.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium8.1 mg

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