Virat Indian Recipes

Virat Indian Recipes

Tuvar Dal (Red Gram - Gujarat Style)

  • Serves: 10
  • Pressure Cooking Time 3 minutes
  • Source:
    Manufacturer Exporter of Pressure Cookers


7 cups
oily red gram
1.5 cups
turmeric powder
1 tsp
5.5 tsp
red chilli powder
1 tbsp
coriander powder
1.5 tbsp
jaggery crushed
6.5 g
tomato chopped
1 medium (100 g)
green chillies slit
7 pieces
coriander leaves chopped
2 tbsp
vegetable oil for Tempering
2 tbsp
mustard seeds for Tempering
1 tsp
cumin seeds for Tempering
1/2 tsp
whole dry red chillies for Tempering
curry leaves for Tempering
1 sprig
asafoetida for Tempering
a large pinch


Put 4 cups water, red gram, turmeric powder and salt in cooker. Stir. Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 3 minutes. Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally. Open cooker. Mash dal well with back of a ladle to blend with liquid. Place cooker on high heat.Add remaining water (3 cups) and all other ingredients except those for tempering. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. For tempering, heat oil in a pan for about 1 minute. Add mustard and cumin seeds. When crackling, add red chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida. Stir for a few seconds and pour over dal. Stir. Serve hot.

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