Arhar Dal Recipe

by Annamma Philipose

Arhar Dal Recipe


• 1 Cup Split Red Lentil

• ½ Tsp Turmeric Powder

• 1 Tsp Cumin Seed Powder

• 2 Green Chili

• 2 Dry Red Chili

• 1 Tsp Chopped Ginger

• 2 Bay Leaf

• 10 Gms Mixed Spices

(Onion Seeds, Fenugreek Seeds, Aniseeds, Cuminseeds And Mustard Seeds)

• 2 Tbsp Clarified Butter

• 1 Tsp Sugar

• Salt To Taste


• Wash dal and cook along with turmeric, salt and the sugar.

• Add half of the ginger to the dal along with the cumin powder.

• When the dal is cooked and thick remove from the fire.

• Heat the ghee in a pan and add the mixed spices.

• When the mustard seeds splutter, add bay leaf, remaining chopped ginger, slit green chilies and broken red chilies.

• Fry for 2 minutes and pour over the dal.

• Mix well.


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