Tri-Daali Dal

A delicious and yummy combination of 3 dals. A simple to make side to rice or roti. The garlicky tempering takes the dal a notch up. A different recipe from the usual dal at home.
1 Cup Split green Moong Dal/Dhuli Moong
1/4 Cup Split Black Dal/Dhuli Urad with Chilka
1/4 Cup Gram Dal/Chana Dal
1 Large Tomato
1 tsp ginger
1-2 green chilies
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
Salt to taste


1-2 tsp oil
1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds/Jeera
4-5 Garlic Cloves, Chopped
Handful of Fresh Coriander for Garnishing


  • Wash and Soak the dal for 30 minutes. Take the dal in a pressure cooker, add the tomatoes, ginger, chili, turmeric powder and salt. Add about 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 4-5 whistles.
  • When the pressure releases, Open the cooker and mash the dal roughly with the back of a laddle.
  • Heat the oil given under “Tempering”, add the cumin, chopped garlic cloves, wait until garlic roasts and turn brown, add this sizzling tempering to the dal, add Coriander leave, mix Well and Serve Hot with Roti/Rice.