Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Hyderabadi Khatti Dal


1 Cup Tuvar dal (Yellow lentils)/Masoor Dal (Red Lentils)
2 Tomato (finely chopped)
1  tbsp Ginger garlic paste
1  tbsp Red chilli powder
¼ tbsp Turmeric powder
2-4 green chillies finely chopped
Raw Tamarind juice (imli ka khata)/Lemon juice
Salt – to taste

For seasoning (Baghar)

6 tbsp Oil
2  tbsp Cumin seeds
2  tbsp Black mustard seeds
2 Garlic Cloves (optional)
2 Dried Red chilliies  (optional)
6-8 Curry Leaves

For Garnish
Coriander leaves (finely chopped )


In a pressure cooker at medium high heat, 
add tuvar dal /masoor dal, tomato,
 ginger garlic paste, red chilli powder & turmeric powder.
Let pressure cook for about 15-20 minutes until the lentil is tender(paste).

Then in a large saucepan at medium heat ,
add the lentil paste,imli ka kahta, green chilli,
 salt to taste, curry leaves & let it cook for 10-15 minutes.

Meanwhile In a saucepan add oil at medium high heat
,add cumin seeds, black mustard seeds, after few seconds add garlic cloves (optional) & dried red chillies (optional) stir for few seconds remove from the heat.

Then pour the Baghar over the lentil soup and l
et it cook for 5 minutes & remove from the heat.


  1. Dal looks delicious. Thanks for sending over a traditional and lovely entry.

  2. Thanks Suma its my First Entry..for too excited..:)

  3. hi roha, your dish looks so yummy. have a nice day

  4. This looks delish! Love it: love the look, the sounds and the earthiness! And thank you for dropping byRoha, it led me to your page, and am loving it! :)

  5. Yummy daal. It is welcome anytime at my home:)

  6. Yummy yummy... When u get time do visit my place....
    Event: Dish name starts with P

  7. Love this Dhall ever... Yummy !!! Glad to follow u...

  8. Wonderful and tempting. Nice recipe.

  9. Roha excellent recipes...i really like it keep it up

  10. Could u pls guide me as to how much of lemon juice to use or tamarind water in that case?


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