Darbaari Dal

Name of this dal definitely sounds very royal and elegant. That’s what I thought when I saw this on Tarla Dalal’s weekly newsletter with Pressure Cooker recipes. My son loves dal and so I made it right away. What’s not to like about smooth, creamy and mildly spiced dal which goes well with both rice and rotis.

Darbaari Dal
Darbaari Dal
Name of this dal definitely sounds very royal and elegant. That’s what I thought when I saw this on Tarla Dalal’s weekly newsletter with Pressure Cooker recipes. My son loves dal and so I made it right away. What’s not to like about smooth, creamy and mildly spiced dal which goes well with both rice...

Darbaari Dal

Summary

Rate it!0050
  • Courseside dish
  • Cuisinenorth indian
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M
  • Passive Time1 hour

Ingredients

Masoor dal (Red lentils)
1/3 cup
Moong dal
1/3 cup
Toor dal (Kandi pappu)
3tbsps
Onion – medium, finely chopped
1
Tomatoes – medium, finely chopped
2
Ginger + garlic paste
1tsp
Kasoori Methi
2tsps
Turmeric
pinch
Red chili powder
1tsp
Coriander powder
1tsp
Cumin powder
½ tsp
Garam masala
½ tsp
Cumin seeds
1tsp
Yogurt
2tbsps
Cream
2tbsps
Salt
to taste

Steps

  1. Rinse dals and soak them in water for about an hour.
  2. Heat 2tsp oil in a pressure cooker and add cumin seeds; once the seeds start to sputter, add kasoori methi and onions and cook until translucent. Add g+g paste and cook for another minute.
  3. Next add the tomatoes and all the powders and salt; cook until tomatoes turn mushy.
  4. Next add the soaked dals; mix well to coat them with the spices.
  5. Add 2½ cups of hot water; close the lid and cook for 3 whistles on high. Lower the flame and cook for 1 more whistle.
  6. Wait till the pressure releases, open the lid and stir in the yogurt and cream. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  7. Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.
Darbaari Dal

Don't forget to leave a comment on this post to enter into the CSN Giveaway. Contest ends on Saturday night, February 5th.

Darbaari Dal
Similar Posts