Gujarati Tuvar Dal Recipe

Gujarati Tuvar Dal Recipe
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Gujarati Tuvar Dal is a healthy and comforting dish that can be savored with roti or steamed rice. The use of chilies, jaggery and peanuts in the preparation lend it a spicy sour and sweet taste.
Gujarati Tuvar Dal Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 7.9 / 10 (20 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Cup split red gram
  • 1 Tomato chopped finely
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 4 Cups water
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp Finely chopped ginger
  • 2 Green chillies slit
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • Jaggery and salt to taste
  • 4 Curry leaves
How to make Gujarati Tuvar Dal:
  • Soak the split tuvar dal in water for about an hour.
  • Combine turmeric powder, salt and a drop of oil to the gram along with the water in which it was soaked.
  • Heat over medium flame until it comes to a boil.
  • Now reduce the heat and cook it for 20 minutes, until the gram is fully cooked.
  • Heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and then asafoetida.
  • Fry over medium heat for about 2 minutes till the seeds splutter.
  • Mix this with the cooked red gram and let it come to a simmer.
  • Add rest of the ingredients and simmer for 10 minutes.

Reviews and Ratings:
RIYA posted 18/06/2009
If you want, you can add sugar or gud to the Tanvar Daal.
divya posted 18/06/2009
How about adding sugar or gud in the recipe.