tamatar dal

tamatar dal recipe

Preparation time for tamatar dal -30 minutes

Ingredients for tamatar dal

  • Tuvar Dal (split pigeon peas)-250 gm
  • Tomato-5 (300 gm)
  • Garlic cloves(peeled)-12 to 13
  • Green chilli-2
  • Asafoetida (hing)-1/4 tsp
  • Dry red chilli-1 to 2
  • Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  • Cooking oil-2 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves
  • salt to taste


  • Heat a pressure cooker pan, add oil and let it heat properly.
  • Add asafoetida, dry red chilli and cumin seeds, fry it for few seconds.
  • Add crushed garlic, fry it for a minute on low flame.
  • Add chopped tomato,  cook it for 3-4 minutes on medium flame, keep stirring in between.
  • Add washed dal, turmeric powder and mix it properly.
  • Add 3 glass of water, green chilli and salt to taste, stir it.
  • Close the lid of pressure cooker and cook it for 4 whistle on medium flame.
  • Turn off the flame and let the cooker cool down completely.
  • Open the lid, blend it to make it smoother using a whisk or a dal ghotni.
  • Add coriander leaves, tamatar dal is ready to serve.

2 thoughts on “tamatar dal recipe”

    1. Agar paani gunguna karke baad me add kar sakti hai..agar pahle jyada pani dal dengi to whistle se paani nikala suru ho jayega ealiye pahle thoda kam paani daale..baad pe thickness apne hisab se adjust kar le 🙂

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