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Urad dhuli/Mah dhuli

White lentil mix

Serving 4 persons

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 20 minutes



1 CupUrad Dal
5 CupWater
1 TeaspoonGarlic Paste
1 TeaspoonGinger Paste
1 TeaspoonGreen Chilli Paste
1 MediumFinely Chopped Onion
1 MediumDiced Tomato (optional)
0.5 CupOil

Dry Spices

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


2 TablespoonsFinely Chopped Coriander leaves



  1. Boil Dal with 5 cups of water in a pan. Add some salt to the boiling water. Occasionally Stir in between and if you see white foam gathering on the top of the dal remove it. When dal is done remove the pan from flame.

  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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