Black Gram Dal Recipe

Black Gram Dal Recipe
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Black Gram Dal is a most enticing recipe. Learn how to prepare Black Gram Dal by following this simple & easy recipe.
Black Gram Dal Recipe
Preparation Time 20 Minutes
Cooking Time 35 Minutes
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 5
  • 1 cup Black Matpe Beans (Urad Dal)
  • 1/3 cup Kidney Beans (Rajma)
  • 2 tsp Fennel Seeds (coarsely crushed)
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 4 tbsp Clarified Butter (Ghee)
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Hing (as required)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger (minced)
  • 1 tbsp Garlic (chopped)
  • 1 medium Onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 medium Tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • ½ tsp Hot Spice (Garam Masala)
  • ½ cup Cream Fresh
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves (finely chopped)
  • 6 cups Water
  • Salt to taste
How to make Black Gram Dal:
  • For six hours soak separately the black matpe beans and kidney beans in different containers.
  • Wash both separately for thrice and place it in a cooker then add the water to it.
  • Seal the cooker and place at the medium heat and remove after 2 whistles.
  • Over the burning flame place a thick bottomed vessel and add clarified butter to it.
  • To the heated clarified butter add the onions and saute it golden brown.
  • Put in all the spices ingredients with ginger, garlic, tomatoes and (1 tsp) salt to taste.
  • Stir the mixture for 6 minutes or till essence emits.
  • Pour the boiled ingredients to it and mix everything properly for another 4 minutes.
  • Cover the vessel tight and simmer it at low temperature for 10 minutes or more till everything is cooked well.
  • Once it is cooked mix fresh cream and add chopped coriander for garnish.
Best serve it with roti, paratha and rice.