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Cooked Arhar Dal



Arhar dal, also known as toor dal, is an Indian dish made from split and husked pigeon peas. It is a staple in many Indian households and is often served with rice or roti. Arhar dal is high in protein and fiber and is a great source of essential vitamins and minerals. It is also low in fat and cholesterol, making it a healthy choice for those looking to maintain a healthy diet. Arhar dal is easy to prepare and can be cooked in a variety of ways. It can be boiled, pressure cooked, or even cooked in a slow cooker. It can also be spiced up with a variety of spices and herbs, such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and garam masala.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Arhar Dal

1 cup


2 tablespoons

Cumin Seeds

1 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon

Red Chilli Powder

1 teaspoon

Coriander Powder

1 teaspoon

Garam Masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

Green Chillies (chopped)


Chopped Coriander Leaves

2 tablespoons


2 cups



Step 1:

Wash and soak the Arhar Dal in water for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat ghee in a pressure cooker.

Step 3:

Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

Step 4:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt.

Step 5:

Add the soaked Arhar Dal and mix well.

Step 6:

Add the chopped green chillies and coriander leaves.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and mix well.

Step 8:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 9:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and mix the dal.

Step 10:

Serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 25468 users have chowed down on Cooked Arhar Dal a whopping 62718 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Cooked Arhar Dal, our users are head over heels in march, but the interest cools down in december.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Cooked Arhar Dal is the food of choice for 19-23 male, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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