Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan) | How to make Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan)

By Bindiya Sharma  |  6th Aug 2015  |  
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Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan)by Bindiya Sharma
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About Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan) Recipe

Simple home style comfort food

Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan)

Ingredients to make Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan)

  • 1/2 cup tuvar dal
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • A pinch of asafoetida (heeng)
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic grated
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt acc to taste

How to make Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan)

  1. Pick and wash the dal well under running water.
  2. Pressure cook the dal with water, salt and turmeric powder, about 3-4 whistles on medium heat. Once pressure releases, open the lid.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds,asafoetida and chopped onions.Saute until golden brown.
  4. Now add chopped tomatoes,grated garlic,red chilly powder and green chillies.Stir for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add the tuvar dal and let simmer covered for 5 mins.Garnish with some curry leaves and serve.

Reviews for Tuvar Dal (Maharashtrian Varan) (4)

Sankari Ray2 months ago

Simple but very nice

Salma Shaikh10 months ago

Simple and best and tasty......maharashtrian varan bhaat itzzzz yummmm

sana Tungekara year ago

Sure Bindiya even I love this tuvar a lot

Maisha Kukreja2 years ago

nice recipe :D