Langar Wali Dal | How to make Langar Wali Dal

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By Kanwaljeet Chhabra
Created on 19th Apr 2016
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  • By Kanwaljeet Chhabra
    Created on 19th Apr 2016

About Langar Wali Dal

Langar wali dal is famous prasad in langar at gurdwara sahib. Basically it is made from two lentils, whole black gram (urad dal) and split bengal gram (chana dal). There are no specific spices added to the dal. It is a very simple delicacy of punjab. Langar wali dal is a slow cook recipe. At gurudwara sahib people make this dal in a big pot on deg (fire). But a I have made it in a pressure cooker.

Langar Wali Dal is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Langar Wali Dal has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Kanwaljeet Chhabra is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Langar Wali Dal recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Langar Wali Dal is 360 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 45 minutes. This is recipe of Langar Wali Dal is perfect to serve 4 people. Langar Wali Dal is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Langar Wali Dal. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Langar Wali Dal by commenting on this page below!

  • Prep Time6Hours
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves4People
Langar Wali Dal

Ingredients to make Langar Wali Dal

  • 1 cup whole black gram (Urad dal)
  • 1/4 cup split bengal gram (Chana dal)
  • Water as required
  • Salt as per taste
  • Turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • For tempering - 2 tbsp ghee /clarified butter
  • Cumin seeds 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  • 4 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes finely chopped
  • Red chilli powder 2 tsp

How to make Langar Wali Dal

  1. First soak both the lentils in enough water for about 4-5 hours. Rinse and drain the lentils (dals).
  2. Now in a pressure cooker, add soaked dal, 2 garlic finely chopped, salt as per taste, turmeric powder and water (about three glasses).
  3. Pressure cook until dal cooked properly. Stir it with spatula.
  4. Now take a pan, add ghee, when ghee is getting hot add cumin seeds.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste saute it for 2 minutes. Add finely chopped onion and green chillies. Cook until onion becomes golden brown.
  6. Now add finely chopped tomatoes, cook until tomatoes become soft. Add red chilli powder. Turn off the gas. Pour this temper on cooked dal. Mix well with spatula.
  7. Add more melted butter / ghee when serving. Langar wali dal is ready.
My Tip: You can use slow cook recipe also.

Reviews for Langar Wali Dal (2)

Aswini Sharmaa year ago

Rini Samuela year ago
tried it n came out really well...thank u!!