Kolaiyer Dal Recipe

Traditional aromatic savory Bengali dal with tempering of saunf and hing that imparts a very distinct flavor to this dish. A very comforting and satisfying dal often served with rice.

Nutritional info

  • 17.0 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 3.9 gm
    Protein
  • 6.1 gm
    Total Fat
  • 28.1 mg
    Calcium
  • 1.2 mg
    Iron
  • 157.5 kcal
    Energy
  • 2.0 mcg
    Vitamin A
2.0 Tbsp(30.0 gm) Urad Dal
1.0 Number(0.75 gm) Red Chilly
1/2 Tsp(1.0 gm) Saunf
1/4 Tsp(0.6 gm) Haldi
0.13 Tsp(0.37 gm) Hing
1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt
2.0 Tsp(5.0 ml) Mustard Oil
125.0 Ml(125.0 ml) Water
  • Prepreparation

    Soak 2tbsp urad dal.

  • Preparation

    In a cooker, add 2 tbsp urad dal, 1/4th tsp haldi and 1/4th tsp salt.

  • Add enough water to cook the dal.

  • Pressure cook the dal and keep it aside.

  • Heat 2 tsp mustard oil, add 1 dry red chilly, 1/2 tsp saunf and 1/8th tsp hing.

  • Add tempering to the cooked dal.

  • Serve the dal with rice