Tuvar Ni Dal Recipe - Parsi Toovar Dal

Tuvar Ni Dal Recipe is toor dal made Parsi style where a freshly ground masala is used to make this masaledar spicy dal. Serve it with some steamed rice and pickle by the side for a complete comfort meal.

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Tuvar Ni Dal Recipe - Parsi Toovar Dal
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Tuvar Ni Dal Recipe is essentially a Parsi dish where toor dal is cooked with a masala that includes freshly ground spices, ginger and garlic, added to an onion-tomato base and then pressure cooked. 

Finally finished off with a flavoursome tadka of rich ghee and cumin seeds. 

Serve piping hot Tuvar Ni Dal along with hot steamed rice or Rotli along with a side dish of Amrood Ni Kari Recipe (Parsi Style Dry Guava Curry Recipe) for a weekday lunch.

Try our other dal recipes: 

  1. Dal Banjara Recipe - Langar Wali Dal
  2. Urad Ki Sukhi Dal Recipe (Spicy Dry Urad Dal)
  3. Lauki Chana Dal Recipe - Bottle Gourd Cooked In Lentil Curry

Cuisine: Parsi Recipes
Course: Main Course
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Onion , chopped
  • 1 Tomato , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • For the masala
  • 2 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 6 cloves Garlic
  • 2 Dry red chilli
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 tablespoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
  • 1/2 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • 2 Cloves (Laung)
  • 4 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon Poppy seeds
  • To make the tadka
  • 1 teaspoon Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)

How to make Tuvar Ni Dal Recipe - Parsi Toovar Dal

  1. To begin making Tuvar Ni Dal Recipe, we will first wash and soak the toor dal in a bowl with 2 cups water. 

To make the masala 
  1. In a mixer jar, combine the coriander leaves, green chilli, ginger, garlic, dry red chilies, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, cinnamon stick, cloves, black peppercorns, poppy seeds and grind to a fine paste. 

  2. In a pressure cooker, heat ghee on medium heat, add the onion and cook until it turns into a light brown colour. 

  3. Next add the tomatoes, cover and cook until mushy. This will take about 5 minutes. 

  4. To this add the freshly ground masala and cook the masala for a good 10 minutes.

  5. Finally add the washed and drained toor dal along with a cup of water and close the pressure cooker. 

  6. Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles and turn off the flame. 

  7. Allow the pressure to release naturally. 

  8. Open the cooker and transfer the Tuvar Ni Dal into serving bowl. 

To make the tadka
  1. In a tadka pan, heat ghee on low flame, add the cumin seeds and turn off the flame. 

  2. Pour the tadka over the dal and serve hot. 

  3. Serve piping hot Tuvar Ni Dal along with hot steamed rice or Rotlis along with a side dish of Amrood Ni Kari Recipe (Parsi Style Dry Guava Curry Recipe) for a weekday lunch. 

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