Dry Urad Dal Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Udad dal250 Gram
 Hot water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Tomatoes250 Gram
 Onion2 Medium
 Ghee4 Tablespoon (clarified butter)
 Turmeric powder1 Teaspoon
 Garam masala1 Teaspoon
 Fenugreek seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ginger piece1 Inch, chopped
 Red chili powder1 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 426 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25.1%

Saturated Fat 9.5 g47.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 40.2 mg

Sodium 177.4 mg7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.9 g55.7%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 17 g33.6%

Vitamin A 29.5% Vitamin C 28%

Calcium 37.1% Iron 13.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1 Clean and wash the dal (lentils).
2 In a bowl, let the dal soak for a little while.

3 In a thick saucepan, heat the butter.
4 Add in the sliced onions, ginger and the herbs, fry for a few minutes.
5 Add in the turmeric, salt and chilli powder.
6 Mix well and add in the sliced tomatoes.
7 As it begins to sizzle, add it to the washed and drained dal.
8 Stir for about eight minutes, and pour in hot water.
9 Bring it to a boil, and let it simmer for 30-40 minutes.
10 Add in the garam masala towards the last few minutes of cooking.

11 Serve hot, garnished with fresh coriander leaves