Dal is the staple food across North Indian Cuisine. The dals are lentils and legumes that are prepared either in its gravy form or the dry form. Lentils like toor dal, urad dal, masoor dal, moong dal, moth dal, kuleeth dal and legumes like rajma, chana, lobia and many more are widely used across all north indian dal recipes.

Each region and each home has special method of preparing the dal, using special homemade spice powders. When you move towards the north, each home has a secret garam masala recipe or a rajma masala recipe.

Besan is also an important by product from chana dal and is used in making a variety of dishes like bajji, pakora, gatte and more.

Besan is also the key ingredient used in making kadhi of various forms. Each region has a special version of the Kadhi they make. The Punjabi Kadhi is a little thicker, the gujarati and rajasthani kadhi is lighter. The gujarati kadhi is however little sweet and spicy.

In this section you will find more than 50 authentic Indian Dal & Kadhi Recipes like Dal Makhani, Chana Masala, Rajma Masala, Dal Tadka, Gujarati Dal, Punjabi Kadhi, Kadhi Pakora, Lahsun dal, Dhaba Dal, Masoor Dal, Toor Dal & Much more.

Jain Style Dal Makhani Recipe

Dal Makhani is a very popular recipe, which everyone loves. Its rich, creamy, spicy and delicious. Here, we have a Jain version of it, without the use of onion and garlic. Its simple to cook and the addition of dry ginger powder gives it a beautiful flavour. This is an ideal recipe that you can make during the fasting days. Serve the Jain Style Dal Makhani recipe along with tawa parathas and kachumber salad for the weeknight dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such ...

Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe - Lentils in Tangy Coconut Curry

The Masoor Dal Gassi Recipe is a spicy, tangy gravy made with whole masoor dal with the skins on, is a typical Mangalorean specialty. Gassi is a staple curry in the Mangalore and Malnad areas of Karnataka that is essentially made of fresh spices ground down with coconut to form the base of the gravy.  Did You Know: Masoor dal contains high levels of proteins, including the essential amino acids isoleucine and lysine. Apart from a high level of proteins, masoor dal also contains dietary fibre, ...

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe - Delicious Punjabi Kadhi

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora is Creamy Yogurt Kadhi that is simmered in Potato Pakora and given a delicious ghee tadka. Yogurt is very rich in potassium, calcium, protein, vitamins, it also strengthens and stabilizes our immune system. During the hot summer season yoghurt act as a natural coolant to keep our body cool.  Serve the Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe along with Phulka Recipe (Roti/Chapati), Carrot Cucumber Tomato Salad and Kaddu Simla Mirch Sabzi. If you like ...

Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka and rice is the ultimate comfort food and it is made with basic ingredients found in every Indian home. Dal tadka is found on most restaurant menus and every Indian loves a home cooked dal. Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe  is a very nutritious high protein lentil dish that is simple to prepare. Dal takes time to cook and hence it is usually made in a pressure cooker. We have made the dal in the Preethi electric pressure cooker which is like an insta post. It helps in making ...

सुखी उरद दाल रेसिपी - Sukhi Urad Dal Sabzi Recipe

सुखी उरद दाल रेसिपी एक उत्तर भारतीय स्टाइल सब्ज़ी है जिसमे उरद दाल को रोज के मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. यह एक बहुत ही आसान रेसिपी है इसे आप अपने लंच बॉक्स में पराठे के साथ बी पैक कर सकते है. इस रेसिपी ...

Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe - Rajma Chawal/Spiced Red Kidney Beans Curry

The Punjabi Rajma Masala also known as the North Indian Red Kidney Beans Curry is a very famous recipe from the North India. Rajma Masala popularly known as Rajma Chawal is considered as a comfort food in a Punjabi home. This makes a one dish meal, when the Rajma Masala is served along with steamed hot rice where the wonderful flavours of the rajma comes out when chewed along with rice. Serve Rajma Masala Recipe for Sunday Lunches, when served along with Steamed Rice and Aloo ...

वन पॉट पंजाबी राजमा मसाला रेसिपी - One Pot Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe

पंजाबी राजमा मसाला एक बहुत ही प्रसिद्ध रेसिपी है जिसे उत्तर भारत के हर घर में बनाया जाता है. राजमा चावल, एक ऐसी डिश है जो की स्ट्रीट फ़ूड के लिए भी प्रसिद्ध है और अक्सर सर्दियों के दिनों में बनाया ...

Dhaba Style Dal Palak Recipe

Nothing can beat the taste of fresh spinach. And this Dhaba Style Dal Palak is a perfect one dish recipe that will help you cook a wholesome nutritious dish fast and easily without spending much time in the kitchen during the hot summer days. Dal palak is very famous in north Indian and a speciality of the road side dhabas. Dal palak has a ghee tadka of cumin seeds, garlic and red chillies which adds a special falvour to this delicious lentil dish.  Serve Dhaba Style Dal Palak with Steamed ...

भट्ट की दाल रेसिपी - Bhatt Ki Dal Recipe

भट्ट की दाल रेसिपी एक पहाड़ी रेसिपी जिसे उत्तराखंड के हर घर में बनाया जाता है. यह एक सरल दाल है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. इस दाल में काले बीन्स का प्रयोग किया जाता है और इसे बनाने में सिर्फ 20 मिनट का समय लगता है.  भट्ट की दाल रेसिपी को मुघलई भिंडी और फुल्के के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है,  पंचमेल दाल रेसिपी  बंगाली स्टाइल छोलार दाल रेसिपी कर्नाटक स्टाइल दाल पालक रेसिपी

दाल कबीला रेसिपी - Dal Kabila Recipe

दाल कबीला रेसिपी एक प्रसिद्ध रेसिपी है जिसे मुघल के ज़माने में बनाया जाता था. इसमें उरद दाल का प्रयोग किया जाता है. आप इसमें सफ़ेद उरद दाल या काली उरद दाल का प्रयोग कर सकते है. यह एक वन पॉट डिश है जिसमे ...

Phalguni Dal Recipe - Bengali Style Red Lentils With Fresh Green Peas

Phalguni Dal Recipe is a must try recipe when green peas are in season during winters. Phalguni Dal Recipe is a rich and creamy Bengali style dal prepared with the combination of masoor dal and green peas. This is a vegan, gluten free and protein rich accompaniment to your meals. Did you know: Green peas have traces of origin in the sub-Himalayan plains of India. Green peas are rich in phytonutrients, minerals, vitamin A, C, K, folic acid and antioxidants.Peas are packed with anti aging properties ...

Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka

The Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka Recipe is a simple, wholesome recipe of toor dal, that is made in a single pot. Cinnamon, ginger, tomatoes and onions are all added and cooked along with the dal in a single pot.  All you need to do once the dal is cooked is to make the garlic tadka and the Arhar Ki Dal will be ready to be served. It is full of protein and since it can be cooked in no time it is ideal to be packed into your office lunch box or kids lunch box.  Serve the Arhar Ki ...

Sindhi Tidali Dal Recipe

Sindhi Tidali Dal Recipe is a comforting sindhi dish best served with phulkas or even dodas.  As the name suggests, 'tidali' means 'three dals' in Sindhi . Three varieties of dals - chana dal, urdal dal and green chilka dal are combined and pressure cooked.  A rich tadka, made using ghee and sharp garlic, along with some cumin seeds and asafoetida, add great flavour to the tidali dal.  This tridali dal is made across all sindhi households as it is packed with nutrients and is proteins ...

Dal Vangi Recipe - Spicy Lentils with Roasted Eggplant

Dal Vangi Recipe is delicious combination of fresh Brinjals and Lentils, seasoned with fresh spices making it a very comforting Maharashtrian dish. Simple pantry ingredients and fresh seasonal Brinjals is all that takes to make this Dal Vangi Recipe. Special Maharashtrian Goda Masala is added to lift the flavours in this dish. Serve the Dal Vangi Recipe along with hot Steamed Rice , a dollop of ghee and some papad on the side or pair it with Bhakri to make a wholesome meal for the busy weeknight ...

One Pot Punjabi Rajma Masala Recipe In Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

The Punjabi Rajma Masala is a very famous recipe from the North India. Rajma Masala is an absolute comfort food in a Punjabi home. It is usually served with basmati rice or a hot phulka. Rajma Chawal will be available in all restaurants when you travel North of India.  In this recipe I have cooked, the rajma masala in Preethi's Electric Pressure cooker. From sautéing the masala to cooking of the rajma all got done in a single pot. And the best part about cooking in the Electric Pressure ...

Rajasthani Kadhi Recipe

Rajasthani Kadhi is a very popular dish in the households of the state. It is usually made with a side dish to serve it along with phulka or rice. It is spicy and is specially made during the winter season. This kadhi has some delicious flavours which comes from the spicy masalas used in the dish. Serve Rajasthani Kadhi along with Bajre Ki Roti, Rajasthani Kaddu Aur Aloo Ki Sabzi and Masala Chaas for a weekday lunch. If you like this recipe, you can also try other similar recipes such as Punjabi ...

Bengali Lau Die Tetor Dal Recipe - Yellow Moong Dal With Bitter Gourd & Bottle Gourd

Bengali Lau Die Tetor Dal Recipe is a traditional Bengali Dal usually made during the summer season. This Dal recipe is a great way to include bottle gourd and bitter gourd in your diet. Lau Die Tetor Dal is a very healthy and light dal made without onion and garlic, but is flavored with green chilies, ginger and mustard oil. Did you know: Bitter Gourd contains certain chemicals that are like insulin which help to reduce blood sugar levels. Bitter gourd is not like most medicinal drugs, which are ...

Yellow Pumpkin Dal Recipe

Yellow Pumpkin Dal recipe is a tasty thick pumpkin based lentil curry, that makes for a soothing and comforting meal especially on weekdays. The addition of garlic and other spices and the quick way it can be put together, makes it a lovely dish that goes well with steaming hot rice topped with ghee, Serve Yellow Pumpkin Dal with Phulka or Steamed Rice , Kalonji Gobi Aloo and Spicy Lime Pickle Recipe (Naranga Achaar) for a complete meal. If you like this ...

Sindhi Sai Bhaji Recipe - Wholesome Sindhi Dal With Vegetables

A traditional Sindhi recipe - the Sindhi Sai Bhaji Recipe, is a healthy yet delicious one pot dish, that is popular in almost all Sindhi households. A wholesome dish that's packed with lentils, greens and a pot load of other seasonal vegetables. A nutritious and a balanced meal, it is cooked to perfection with just the right amount of spice and tempered with ghee and garlic. This dish can be had as a meal in itself or served with phulkas or rice.  The Sai Bhaji in itself makes a wholesome ...

पुदीना मूंग दाल रेसिपी - Mint Moong Dal Recipe

पुदीना के बहुत सारे फायदे होते है. यह आपको गर्मी से राहत देता है और आपको डाईजेशन में भी मादा करता है. यहाँ हमनेपुदीना का प्रयोग दाल में किया है, जो इस दाल को फ्लेवर से भरपूर और स्वादिष्ट बनाता है.  पुदीना मूंग दाल रेसिपी को भिंडी मसाला, लौकी रायता और फुल्के के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है, पंचमेल दाल रेसिपी  गुजराती दाल रेसिपी  दाल पालक रेसिपी 

Bengali Cholar Dal Recipe

Bengali Style Cholar Dal is a delicious lentil dish cooked with Bengal gram or chana dal. This dish of dal is flavored with coconut, ghee and an assortment of whole spices. Bengali Style Cholar Dal tastes mildly spicy and packed with nutrition. Once the Bengal Gram is cooked in the pressure cooker it only takes a few minutes to prepare the whole dish.  Did you know: Chana dal is high in fiber and helps to lower cholesterol. It also has a very low glycemic index, which is important for ...

Dal Kabila Recipe - Diabetic Urad Dal Tadka

Dal kabila is a popular Mughal dish which is made with split urad dal. You can use either white urad dal or even split black urad dal to make this dish.  This is a one pot dish where the urad dal is cooked along with whole spices, dry red chilies, onions and tomatoes and spice powders and finely the Dal kabila is tempered with ghee and cumin seeds. Serve the Dal kabila with Palak Ragi & Oats Wheat Thepla and Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes for ...

Kacche Aam Aur Lehsun Ki Dal Recipe -Curried Lentils With Mango & Garlic

The Kacche Aam Aur Lehsun Ki Dal Recipe is wholesome delicious dal that is packed with flavors of roasted garlic and grated raw mangoes. You must try this Mango Dal during summers when mangoes are in full season. Lots of recipes are made using raw mangoes and they not only taste great but are good for you. Did You know: Raw mangoes are extremely good to be had during summers as it protects from intense heat and dehydration. High in Vitamin C it helps boost your immunity and also is good ...

गाजर शिमला मिर्च दाल रेसिपी - Carrot And Capsicum Mix Dal Recipe

गाजर शिमला मिर्च दाल रेसिपी एक सरल दाल रेसिपी है जिसे आप अपने रोज के खाने के लिए बना सकते है. इसमें हमने मूंग दाल का प्रयोग किया है और उसमे सब्ज़िओ का भी प्रयोग किया गया है. टमाटर भी डाला जाता है जो इस दाल में खट्टापन में देता है.  गाजर शिमला मिर्च दाल रेसिपी को चावल और बीटरूट थोरन के साथ दिन के खाने के लिए परोसे।  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद है, तो आप यह भी बना सकते है: पंचमेल दाल रेसिपी  चाउ चाउ सांबर रेसिपी चकुंदर सांबर रेसिपी

     
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