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Dry Dal

Quick cooking : Dry Dal

Dry Dal made from Urad Dal and some simple spices is sure a great accompaniment to rotis!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 cup urad dal washed and soaked for an hour
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 chilly green sliced
  • 1 tsp jeera seeds


  • Heat oil in a cooker and add jeera seeds, fry till they brown.
  • Add green chilly, ginger garlic paste and onions, fry till soft.
  • Add tomatoes and fry till they are done nicely, leaving oil from the side.
  • Add all powdered spices and fry further for a min.
  • Add soaked and drained dal and cover it with just enough water.
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  • If you feel there is too much water after opening, cook further till it dries.
  • Serve hot with rotis.


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