Tuvar Dal Recipe

This Tuvar Dal is a temptation you'll die for ! I love this irresistibly seasoned red gram dal with Indian breads and rice . Try this Tuvar Dal and let me know if you're of the same opinion as I am about this.


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 Split red gram1 Cup (16 tbs) (Also Called Tuvar Dal)
 Finely chopped ginger1 Tablespoon
 Finely chopped tomato1
 Slit green chillies2
 Turmeric powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Asafoetida1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1 Teaspoon
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Jaggery1 Tablespoon
 Lemon1 Teaspoon (About A Squeeze)
 Water4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Salt To Taste


Soak the split red gram or tuvar dal in water for about an hour.
To the soaked dal, add turmeric powder and a drop of oil.
Add salt according to taste.
Heat this mixture on medium flame and wait for it to come to a boil.
Then reduce the flame and cook it for about 20 minutes more.
The gram is now fully cooked.
Heat oil in another pan till it gets very hot.
Drop in the mustard seeds and then the cumin seeds along with the asafoetida.
Stir fry on medium flame for about 2 minutes.
When the seeds splutter, pour it over the cooked red gram.
Wait for it to simmer.
Add the remaining ingredients and boil for about 10 minutes.