Kali Dal Recipe

Kali Dal Recipe
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Kali Dal is a dish prepared with Urad Daal or whole black grams. The healthy and delicious dal is prepared with a mélange of spices and condiments which complement the lentil. It can be savored with Indian bread or hot steamed rice.
Kali Dal Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 7.0 / 10 (12 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 cup Sabut Urad Dal
  • 7-8 twigs Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • 9-10 pods Garlic (chopped)
  • 3'-4' piece Ginger (chopped)
  • 10 Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 4-5 Onions (chopped)
  • 2 Green Chilies (slit)
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tsp Dhaniya Powder
  • 1tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 8 cups Water
  • Oil for tadka
How to make Kali Dal:
  • Soak the dal over night or atleast for 2 hours.
  • Now pressure cook dal along with water, salt, garlic, ginger, tomatoes and onions until cooked.
  • Heat oil or ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, green chilies, and other spices to it.
  • Now add the dal to the above and simmer for about 10-15 minutes. Add water if required.
  • Garnish the dal with coriander leaves.
  • Kali Dal is ready to savor. Serve hot with rice, naan or chapattis.