Malwa Dal is a tuvar dal based accompaniment which is simmered with generous tadka of spices. It tastes the best with Zeera Rice or piping hot phulkas.

Malwa Dal

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 251 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Malwa Dal is a tuvar dal based accompaniment which is simmered with generous tadka of spices. It tastes the best with Zeera Rice or piping hot phulkas.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Tuvar dal
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup Tomato Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • 1 tsp Zeera
  • 1 tsp Ginger Finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Garlic Finely chopped
  • 2 Green chilli Slit into half
  • 1 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Fresh coriander Chopped

Instructions

  1. Wash the dal and add it in a pressure cooker along with 3 cups of water, turmeric powder, salt and tomato.
  2. Pressure cook until dal is done.
  3. Let the pressure release and then open the lid of the cooker.
  4. Heat ghee in a pan.
  5. Once the ghee is hot, add hing and zeera and let them crackle for a few seconds.
  6. Add ginger, garlic and green chilli and fry until garlic becomes slightly browned.
  7. Switch off the heat and add red chilli powder in the ghee.
  8. Immediately pour the tadka in the dal.
  9. Add lemon juice and mix well.
  10. Garnish with fresh coriander.
  11. Serve hot with baffle or Phulke.
Nutrition Facts
Malwa Dal
Amount Per Serving
Calories 251 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 19mg6%
Sodium 90mg4%
Potassium 515mg15%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 15g63%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 390IU8%
Vitamin C 10.5mg13%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.