Urad Daal Recipe

Urad Daal


1 cup Urad (white) daal / Split Black Urad

1 Onion sliced

1 Tomato diced (optional)

1tsp Ginger grated

1-2 Green chilies chopped

Coriander leaves finely chopped

1tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)

2 bayleaves (tejpatta)

2 cloves (laung)

1/2 tsp. turmeric powder

Salt to taste

A pinch of Garam masala

Red chili powder to taste

2tbsp oil

1tsp lemon juice

How to make dry urad dal:

Clean and wash the daal properly. Soak it in water for 10-15 minutes.

Boil it in 5 cups of water. Boil till it becomes soft. It should not become pasty. Remove the water and keep aside.

Heat oil in a kadhai and add cloves, bayleaves and cumin seeds, allow to splutter.

Now add ginger, onion and green chili and stir-fry till golden brown.

Add tomato (if using) and fry till it softens. Add all dry masalas (turmericpowder, chili powder, salt) and fry for a moment.

Now add daal and lemon juice, mix very gently.

Sprinkle garam masala and garnish with coriander.

Serve hot.

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