Toor dal curry


  • Toor Dal-1.5 tablespoons
  • Yellow Moong Dal-1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric Powder-0.5 teaspoons
  • Salt-0.5 teaspoons
  • Refined Oil-0.5 teaspoons
  • Cumin-1 pinch
  • Asafoetida/hing-1 pinch
  • Red Chilli Powder (kashmiri)-1 pinch
  • Onion-1 small piece
  • Coriander W/o Roots-4 leafs
  • Ginger-1 small piece
  • Tomato-0.33 cups
  • Garlic-2 pieces
  • Water-1.25 glasses
  • Green Chillies-1 unit
  • Jeera Powder-1 pinch
  • Coriander Leaves-4 leafs
  • Lemon Juice-0.5 teaspoons


  • Wash and cook the Toor Dal and Yellow Moong Dal in Water with chopped Onion, chopped Garlic, half Coriander Roots, Turmeric Powder and Salt.
  • Cook the Dal until evenly cooked and mushy.
  • Heat Oil in a pan, add Cumin Seeds and let it crackle.
  • Add the chopped Garlic, chopped Ginger, chopped Green Chilli and sauté.
  • Add chopped Tomatoes, Salt, Hing, Turmeric Powder, Cumin Powder, Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder, and cook till Tomatoes are mushy.
  • Add the cooked Dal and mix well.
  • Add Water and cook it on a high flame until the Dal gets curry like consistency.
  • Serve hot garnished with chopped Coriander Leaves and Lemon Juice.

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