Dal E Arhar


For Dal E Arhar: 150 gm arhar dal

4 cloves

6 green cardamoms

2 inch ginger

½ cup curd

2-3 garlic cloves

1 tbsp red chilli powder

12-13 black pappercorns



1 tbsp ghee

½ lemon

4-5 saffron strands

fried onions

coriander leave


1 Procedure to make Dal E Arhar: In a pressure cooker add soaked arhar dal.

2 In a piece of cloth add cloves, green cardamom, tie a knot and crush it.

3 Add this in the pressure cooker and let it boil.

4 Extract the boiled cloves and cardamoms.

5 Strain the dal water in a bowl.

6 Add the boiled dal again in the pressure cooker, cloves and cardamom parcel, water, cover the cooker with lid and let it 


boil again.

7 Add grated ginger, water in a mixer jar and grind it.

8 Strain the ginger juice in a bowl, add curd and mix it well.

9 Strain the dal water in a bowl.

10 Marinate the boiled dal in the ginger and curd paste for 2 hours.

11 In a mixer jar add finely chopped garlic, red chilli paste, black peppercorns, water and grind it.

12 Add the paste in a piece of cloth and strain the gravy in the dal.

13 Add salt and mix it well.

14 In a heated pan add ghee, dal mixture and cook it on a slow gas.

15 Seal the lid with the dough from all the sides and cover the pan with it.

16 Place a pan on the gas the stove then place the pan over it.

17 Once the daal turns thick add lemon juice, saffron strands.

18 To garnish Dal E arhar add ghee, fresh coriander leaves and it is ready to serve hot.