Kaali Dal/Black Lentils


Take 1/2 cup of black lentils.

Wash it thoroughly with water.

Once lentils are washed, take a pressure cooker, fill it with 3 cups of water and then add black lentils.

Add salt as required.

Add 1 tsp of red chili powder.

Add 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder.

Cook it for 15 minutes.

For tempering:

Once black lentils are cooked, take a frying pan and add 2 tbsp of oil in a medium heat flame.

Add 2 cloves of garlic (chopped).

Once the garlic is golden in color, add it on top of the cooked black lentils.

Your KAALI DAL is ready.

Serves 4-5 persons.

Preparation time – 25 minutes.

You can serve it with roti or naan.



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6 Comments Add yours

  1. brushyneedle says:

    I love soup of lentils, it’s one of my favourites! I’ve never thought of frying it, but it’s always nice to learn new recipes and try new dishes. Thanks for sharing!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hira Ghouse says:

      Aww you’re welcome! ❀️

      Liked by 1 person

  2. I do love lentils, I’ll have to give this a try!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hira Ghouse says:

      Please do! 😊


  3. omobim1 says:

    Your recipes reminds me of my friend, they look yummy. I do like lentils soup.. Thanks for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hira Ghouse says:

      Aww really?! Thank you so much! ❀️
      You’re welcome! πŸ˜€

      Liked by 1 person

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