Dal Puri Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Whole moong dal1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), pre-soaked
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Green ginger1⁄2 Teaspoon, grated
 Garlic4 Clove (20 gm)
 Tomatoes1⁄2 Pound, sliced
 Garam masala1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ghee1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 White cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Green chili1 Small, chopped
 Wheat flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Salt1 Dash
 Water1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 452 Calories from Fat 123

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g21.6%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g39.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.7 mg

Sodium 65.1 mg2.7%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.4%

Dietary Fiber 12.5 g49.8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 17 g33.2%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 23.8%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 22.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)Clean and wash the dal.

2)In a deep saucepan, add dal and water, turmeric and salt. Cover and cook it on medium heat for 30 minutes.
3)In a bowl, add wheat flour and salt. Mix water and make soft dough.
4)Divide the dough into 8 portions. Roll each one into 3 inch/7 1/2 cm diameter disc.
5)Then, slowly add the discs into dal and cook for 10-15 minutes on medium heat.
6)In a small pan, heat ghee and sauté onion, garlic and cumin seeds until golden.
7)Turn off heat and add red chilli powder. Pour it into dal and mix.

8)Serve the dal puri into individual dishes and sprinkle lemon juice and coriander.