Recipe Dhaba-style dal

Dhaba-style dal

Time Taken : 30-45 mins

1 cup - chana dal
1 cup - whole urad dal
1/2 cup - rajma
10-15 cloves - garlic
2 medium - onions, chopped
2 medium - tomatoes, chopped
2-3 - green chillies, chopped
1 tsp - red chilli powder
1 tbsp - cumin powder
1 tbsp - coriander powder
Fresh coriander leaves, chopped
1 inch - ginger, chopped
Salt to taste
3 tbsp - oil
1 tsp - butter
Kasoori methi


  1. Soak together rajma, chana dal and urad dal overnight.
  2. Wash and pressure cook till done.
  3. Now take a pan and heat oil in it, add chopped garlic and fry till it turns brown.
  4. Now add onions and chillies and saute for 2-3 minutes till onions are golden brown.
  5. Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, cumin powder and coriander powder and cook till tomatoes are cooked and masala is properly done.
  6. Add boiled dal and butter; cook for 1 min, now add salt and coriander leaves and cook on low heat till you get a serving consistency.
  7. Sprinkle kasoori methi over dal and cook for another 2 mins.
  8. Serve with roti, naan, paranthas or rice with salad and raita