Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) | How to make Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style)

By Rumana Rawat  |  11th Sep 2016  |  
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About Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) Recipe

Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) This dal has lots of verities and everybody cooks in their own style though the ingredients are same. Usually kaali dal is made using black gram (kaali urad dal) but I have made using whole masoor dal and whole urad dal and the result was not bad at all.

Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Rumana Rawat is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) is few minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) is perfect to serve 4 people. Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) 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 Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style). So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) by commenting on this page below!

Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style)

Ingredients to make Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style)

  • 1/2 cup whole masoor dal
  • 1/2 cup whole urad dal
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 large tomato
  • 2 green chillies (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 2 tbsp fresh cream or 3 tbsp milk
  • salt to taste.

How to make Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style)

  1. Soak both the dals for 4 hours. Pressure cook the soaked dals, ginger garlic paste and salt for about 4 to 5 whistles.
  2. In the mean time, in a deep kadai, add ghee and cumin. When they splutter, add the chopped onion and green chillies, fry till the onion gets a golden brown color.
  3. Add red chilli powder, turmeric and coriander powder, fry for a minute, add the chopped tomatoes and cook till the oil separates from the masala, that will take about 5 to 6 minutes.
  4. Now add the pressure cooked dal and garam masala and mix them well. Adjust the seasoning, allow the dal to cook for another 10 to 15 minutes on a low flame.
  5. Garnish with fresh cream and coriander leaves. Serve hot with rotis and jeera rice.

Reviews for Kaali Dal (Punjabi Style) (3)

Purnima Patowari10 months ago


Daffodils Somaa year ago


Madhuchanda Sharma2 years ago

my all time favourite..looks yum!