November 15, 2011

Dal Lucknowi Recipe

Ingredients :
Recipe Reference : Sanjeev Kapoor

  • Toor Dal / Split Pigeon Peas : 1/2 cup
  • Milk : 1/2 cup
  • Green Chillies : 2
  • Dried Red Chillies : 2 - 4
  • Garlic Cloves, chopped :2
  • Cumin Seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
  • Chopped Coriander Leaves : 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of hing
  • Oil : 2 tsp 

Method :

1. Pressure cook the rinsed toor dal and chopped green chillies with one cup of water till 3 whistles.Turn off the flame and wait until the pressure go off.

2. Remove the dal mixture from the cooker and add the salt and turmeric powder and bring to a boil. 

3. Heat oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the cumin seeds, chopped garlic, hing and broken red chillies and saute till fragrant.

4. Pour the tadka into the simmering toor dal and mix well.

5.Now add the milk and cook for 2 - 3 minutes.

6. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame

7. Serve hot with rice or roti


  1. Such rich looking lovely dal recipe..shall try this out soon.


  2. Rich and yummy dal..beautiful clicks dear...

  3. Loved the presentation and clicks.dal is comfort food for me :)

  4. Luks delicious..............nice presentation

  5. My knid of dal, would love with rice, my favourite comfort food, dal and rice.

  6. Dal is my all time fav food/ looks really delicious/ I can have the whole bowl full.

  7. The color is rich and looks very delicious ...great presentation!

  8. healthy nutritious and delicious dal.

  9. Yummy dal...never heard of adding milk, looks delicious!

  10. never tried adding milk in looks rich and yummy!!

  11. Super comforting dal,adding milk is truly very new for me..

  12. Super looking dal,quite addictive and tempting.

  13. dal looks delicious and flavourful.. enjoyed viewing your recipes... glad to follow you... do visit my blog sometime..

  14. homely and delicious dhal would be great with rotis:)

  15. Delicious, comforting and filling dal to finish off a meal


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