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Popular Dals from all over India recipes


Last Updated : Jun 26,2022



रोज़ की दाल रेसिपी, दाल रेसिपी पूरे भारत से - हिन्दी में पढ़ें ( Popular Dals from all over India recipes in Hindi)
રોજ ની દાળ વાનગીઓ, સમગ્ર ભારતમાંથી દાળ ની વાનગીઓ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો ( Popular Dals from all over India recipes in Gujarati)

170 Dal Recipes, Popular Dal Recipes from all over India

Dal Recipes, Popular Dal Recipes from all over India. Most households routinely prepare dal as part of their everyday meal. Different states have different homely ways of cooking dal, but one commonality is that most of these are quick and easy to prepare so they can be prepared without much ado on a routine basis. By getting to know about all these options, you are at an advantage because you can increase the variety of dals that you serve at home, making sure that your family is never bored of this essential category!

Here is a collection of dals from Gujarati Dals, Mahrastrian Dals, Hyderabadi Dals, South Indian Dals, Rajasthani Dals, Moghlai Dals to Bengali Dals

Basic Urad Dal Recipe, Protein and Vitamin B Rich RecipeBasic Urad Dal Recipe, Protein and Vitamin B Rich Recipe

Gujarati Dal recipes, Popular Gujarati Dal recipes

Enjoy our collection of Gujarati dal recipes.  From quick one-dish meals like Dal Dhokli to elaborate preparations, Gujjus cook them all. Come lunchtime and Gujaratis do not like to settle for anything less than a complete meal, which they fondly call the “Dal Bhaat Rotli Shaak”. Try your hands on this famous Gujarati Khatti Meethi Dal made by tempering toovar dal with mooli. The addition of jaggery and tamarind pulp provides the dal with its noteworthy flavors.

Dal Dhokli
Dal Dhokli

Another variant of this dal is the Gujarati Toovar Dal, that is simple yet has tongue-tickling flavours. While this is an everyday dal, it takes on a festive hue when ingredients like peanuts and yam are added. For such grand occasions, the Gujarati Dal is boiled over and over again to get the best flavour. Remember that the ideal balance of sweet and sour levels required for the success of this recipe is an art that can be perfected with practice.

The Gujarati Toovar Dal recipe is a homely dish that will remind you of mom any time, any where! A tempering of whole spices adds a lot of punch to this dal recipe, while tomatoes add enough tang and jaggery imparts a pleasant sweetness to it. For urad dal lovers, try our Gujarati style urad dal recipe.

Gujarati Toovar DalGujarati Toovar Dal

Maharashtrian Dal recipes

Maharashtrian Dal recipes. Popular Maharashtrian Dal recipesAmbti/Amti is a Maharashtrian style dal, the literal meaning of amti is tangy dal but it is a balance of sweet and spicy flavor. Katachi Amti  is a tongue-tickling preparation of chana dal which is an all-time favourite combination with Puran Poli.

Katachi Amti, Alavani AmtiKatachi Amti, Alavani Amti

Also try the Maharashtrian amti recipe called Birda or Vaal ki Usal recipe. In Mahrashtrian villages it's called by the name Birda.

Varan refers to traditional Maharashtrian lentil-based dishes. Here, cooked toovar dal is perked up with fenugreek leaves and tasty spice powders and pastes. An aromatic tempering adds to the traditional charm of the Methiche Varan, making sure that its aroma and flavour remind you of mom’s cooking!

Methiche VaranMethiche Varan

Punjabi Dals, popular punjabi dal recipes

popular punjabi dal recipes. Nothing can be more satiating than a bowl full of Rajma curry and rice. This curry is a favourite in Punjab and very popular amongst all age groups. Another popular dal is Maa ki dal or Dal Makhani. Traditionally it is cooked on a low flame overnight and allowed to thicken. But nowadays it is made using a pressure cooker.

Rajma Curry, Punjabi Rajma Masala RecipeRajma Curry, Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe

Dal Tadka is the most basic Punjabi dal preparation made using masoor and yellow moong dal. You can even use any other lentil to prepare this dal, the flavor depends upon the tempering. The rich and creamy dal tempered with ghee tastes amazing with roti and rice.



You can even enhance the dal by addition of vegetables. This Hariyali Dal made using spinach and chana dal is an excellent source of protein, iron, vitamin A and calcium.

Rajasthani Dal recipes

Rajashthani dal recipes. Due to the shortage of fresh vegetables and limited options,  Rajasthani people often depend upon dals for all the proteins and other nutrients. They generally combine together 2-3 dals or some dal and vegetables and transform into a delicious, nourishing version. Cook up this Mooli moong dal or Palak toovar dal with a tempering of ghee and authentic Rajasthani flavour. Also, you can simply skip the vegetables and combine the dal with an assortment of spices and create finger-licking Dal Banjari , Panchmel Dal or Tangy Green Moong Dal

Mooli Moong DalMooli Moong Dal

South Indian Sambar (Dal) recipes

South Indian Sambar (Dal) recipes. Any South Indian meal, be it breakfastlunch or dinner, would be considered incomplete without Sambhar. Toovar dal and an assortment of vegetables surely makes the sambar nutritious but, if you wish to bumper the iron content, then add fenugreek leaves to make Methi Leaves Sambhar.

Methi Leaves SambharMethi Leaves Sambhar

Bengali Dal recipes

Bengali Dal recipes. A dal recipe from the kitchens of Bengal, the Bhaja Moong Dal Shobji Diye brings together moong dal with a horde of colourful, tasty and nutritious veggies!

A simple dal from Bengali kitchens, Dal Kalai is made by flavouring cooked urad dal with a paste of saunf and ginger.

Dal Kalai, Bengali Kalai Dal
Dal Kalai, Bengali Kalai Dal

Mughlai Dals

Mughlai dal recipes. Dal Moghlai recipe may have originated from the royal kitchens, but this one’s a delight to make in the kitchen as well as relish. Toovar and chana dals are pressure cooked with lauki, tomatoes and turmeric and mixed well, before a tadka of garlic, ginger and jeera is added to it.

Dal Moghlai
Dal Moghlai

Enjoy our Dal Recipes, Popular Dal Recipes from all over India and other dal, kadhi recipe articles below.

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Punjabi Dals / Kadhis recipes
Maharashtrian Dal, Varan / Amti / Kalvan recipes
Mughlai Dals recipes


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Mag Ni Dal ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 620
11 Apr 21

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by Tarla Dalal
mag ni dal recipe | Gujarati mug ni chutti dal | healthy dry moong dal | with 26 amazing images. mag ni dal recipe | Gujarati mug ni chutti dal |
Dal Banjara, Rajasthani Dal Banjara
Recipe# 3884
06 Jun 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
dal banjara recipe | Rajasthani dal banjara | healthy dal banjari | with amazing 23 images. dal banjara is a delicious dal recipe made with chiklewali urad dal and chana dal. It is derived ....
Mixed Dal
Recipe# 22370
19 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This recipe proves the fact that dal can be super tasty without being spicy. A mixture of three dals is perked up with tomatoes, onions and other ingredients, which give it a fabulous flavour. Since spicy meals trigger and aggravate Acidity , this Mixed Dal u ....
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
Recipe# 40586
09 May 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is something you can prepare on any day, to enjoy the satiating wholesomeness of home-cooked meals! This Masoor Dal is prepared using common spice powders and pastes, not to forget tasty onions and tomatoes, which give it a lip-smacking flavour and aroma. Serve it hot with your favourite ....
Methiche Varan
Recipe# 4799
26 Apr 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Varan refers to traditional Maharashtrian lentil-based dishes. Here, cooked toovar dal is perked up with fenugreek leaves and tasty spice powders and pastes. An aromatic tempering adds to the traditional charm of the Methiche Varan, making sure that its aro ....
Toovar Dal Sweet and Spicy, Gujarati Toovar Dal for Marriage
Recipe# 40697
13 Dec 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
Gujarati toovar dal sweet and spicy recipe | Gujarati toovar dal for marriage | Indian tuvar dal | Gujarati toor dal | with 38 amazing images. Gujarati toovar dal sweet ....
Mixed Dal with Spinach and Kabuli Chana
Recipe# 4795
10 Mar 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
mixed dal palak recipe | easy dal palak | healthy mixed dal with spinach | dal palak dhaba style | mixed dal with spinach and kabuli chana is a simple, everyday d ....
Mullangi Sambar, South Indian Radish Sambhar
Recipe# 42456
13 Apr 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Mullangi Sambhar is an all-time favourite of the South Indians, especially those in Tamil Nadu where it is made very often. Being simple and easy, it is an everyday fare. The strong flavour and aroma of radish together with the spiciness of the sambhar masala make this a mouth-watering treat ....
Chana Dal Fry, Punjabi Masala Chana Dal
Recipe# 42370
11 Nov 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
chana dal fry recipe | North Indian chana dal tadka | easy chana dal masala | how to make Punjabi masala chana dal | with 32 amazing images. chana dal fry recipe ....
Sambar Recipe, South Indian Homemade Sambar Recipe
Recipe# 1557
28 Sep 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
sambar recipe | South Indian sambar recipe | homemade sambhar recipe | how to make sambar | with 20 amazing images. Sambar is a definite part of
Rajasthani Mooli Moong Dal,  Healthy Moong Dal with Mooli
Recipe# 3886
02 Aug 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
mooli moong dal recipe | Rajasthani radish yellow moong dal | healthy moong dal with mooli | with 29 amazing images. mooli moong dal recipe | Rajasthani radish yellow mo ....
Bengali Matarsutir Dal, Healthy Green Peas Dal
Recipe# 35117
10 Sep 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bengali matarsutir dal | healthy green peas dal | Bengali matar dal | Bengali green peas dal | with 18 amazing images. Bengali matarsutir dal is an authentic reci ....
Sambhar
Recipe# 3578
01 Jul 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The aromatic flavours of this traditional South Indian dish are truly irresistible. The speciality of this sambhar is that it is made with minimal oil and loads of vegetables which enhance its nutritive value. When served hot with Nutritious Stuffed Idlis, it makes a meal that is very hard to resi ....
Dal Chenchki
Recipe# 41362
17 Jun 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A very interesting way of preparing dal, learnt from the Bengalis, the Dal Chenchki has a really mouth-watering flavour and appetizing aroma. Typically, most Bengali dishes are tempered with a mix of seeds including mustard, fenugreek and nigella. The Dal Chenchki too derives much of its flavour ....
Dal Rasam, South Indian Toovar Dal Rasam
Recipe# 42385
27 Apr 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
dal rasam recipe | tur dal rasam | paruppu rasam | South Indian toovar dal rasam | with 33 amazing images. dal rasam is an everyday fare in Tamil Nadu! Learn how ....
Jain Dal Makhani, No Onion No Garlic Dal Makhani
Recipe# 7551
14 Jun 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
jain dal makhani recipe | no onion no garlic dal makhani | Indian dal makhani without onion garlic | jain dal makhani restaurant style | with 29 amazing images. jain dal ....
Dal Mughlai, Mughlai Dal
Recipe# 4789
15 Sep 21

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by Tarla Dalal
dal Mughlai recipe | restaurant style Mughlai dal | Indian style shahi dal | with 39 amazing images. dal Mughlai recipe | restaurant style Mughlai dal |
Dahiwali Toovar Dal
Recipe# 22168
03 Mar 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
dahiwali toor dal recipe | healthy dahiwali tuwar dal | healthy toor dal | oil free toor dal | with 26 amazing images. Dahiwali toor dal is a simple everyday fare ....
Mooli Moong Dal, Low Salt Recipe
Recipe# 22324
09 Apr 21

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The spiky flavour of white radish and the mellow, comforting nature of moong dal complement each other beautifully in this nutrient-dense dish. As it is low in sodium, radish is an apt ingredient for those with hypertension. Also try other low salt recipes like
Masoor Dal with Spinach, Protein Rich Recipes
Recipe# 33249
30 Mar 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
masoor dal with spinach recipe | protein rich dal | dal palak | with 18 amazing images. masoor dal recipe is a versatile Indian food which can find a place in every household. Learn how to ....
Khatta Moong ( Gujarati Recipe)
Recipe# 617
27 Nov 20

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by Tarla Dalal
khatta moong recipe | Gujarati khatta moong | khatta mag | dahiwala khatta moong | green moong in buttermilk curry | with amazing 22 images. k ....
Sambar ( Sambhar, Idlis and Dosas)
Recipe# 1663
10 Apr 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Like idlis and dosas, Sambhar is also an all-time favourite that is almost synonymous with South Indian food! From the smallest roadside hotel to the classiest Indian restaurants around the globe, ‘idli, Vada, Sambhar’ is a very popular breakfast combo! ....
Khatta Urad Dal ( Zero Oil Urad Dal Recipe)
Recipe# 22173
02 Feb 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
A lip-smacking preparation of wholesome urad dal, perked up with calcium-rich curds and pungent ginger, garlic pastes. Although it makes use of minimal ingredients, the Khatta Urad Dal has a distinct, tongue-tickling flavour that you are sure to relish. The highlight of this recipe, as t ....
Dal Fry with Toor Dal
Recipe# 42771
17 Oct 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
toor dal fry recipe | restaurant style toor dal fry | toor dal fry with rice | toor dal tadka | with 32 amazing images. toor dal fry recipe |
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