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Rali-Milli Dal

Mixed Black Gram, Green Gram, Bengal Gram, Pigeon Pea and Red Lentil in a spicy mix

Serving 6-8 persons

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes



0.25 CupUrad Dal Split with husk
0.25 CupMung Dal Split with Husk
0.25 CupChana Dal (Bengal Gram)
0.25 CupArhar (Toovar) Dal
0.25 CupRed Lentil
6 and half cups water
1 TablespoonGarlic Paste
1 TablespoonGinger Paste
1 TeaspoonGreen Chilli
1 MediumFinely Chopped Onion
1 MediumDiced Tomato (optional) or
3 TablespoonTomato Paste
0.5 CupCooking Oil

Dry Spices

1 TeaspoonCumin Seeds/ Zeera
1 TeaspoonGaram Masala
1 TeaspoonTurmeric Powder (Haldi)
1 TeaspoonCoriander Powder
2 PinchesHing Powder (Asafetida)
Salt to Taste

For Garnishing

2 TablespoonsFinely Chopped Coriander leaves



  1. Cook Dal with 5 times water in a pressure cooker 2 whistles will be good enough.

  2. In frying pan heat oil . To the hot oil add hing and cumin when it starts crackling add onions and fry it till it turns golden brown. Then add Green chili paste, garlic paste and ginger paste and fry it for 1 minutes.

  3. Now add all the dry spices one by one and fry it for another 1 minute and add tomatoes. Add 2 table spoon of water and cook masala till it leaves the oil.

  4. If you feel dal needs more water at this point you can add water in to the masala cook it till it starts boiling and add to the dal.

  5. Now put dal in a serving dish garnish it with green coriander leaves and serve it with chapatti or pranthas.

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