Urad dal recipes Indian at home 2023

Urad dal recipes Indian

Urad Dal is a lentil that is commonly used in Indian cuisine, it is also known as black gram or black lentil. Here is a basic recipe for making Urad Dal:


  • 1 cup Urad Dal (black gram)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ghee or oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 dried red chilies
  • 2-3 curry leaves (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro for garnish

Urad dal recipes Indian at home 2023


  1. Rinse the Urad dal in a colander and add it to a pot with 3 cups of water. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the dal is cooked and mushy.
  2. In a separate pan, heat ghee or oil and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, dried red chilies, and curry leaves. Once the seeds start to crackle, add the mixture to the dal and stir well.
  3. Season with salt to taste and garnish with chopped cilantro before serving.
  4. Urad Dal is typically served with rice or roti, and can also be used as a base for curries or soups. Some variations of the recipe include adding a small piece of asafoetida or ginger paste for flavor.

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