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Cooked Red Gram Dal



Cooked red gram dal is a nutritious and delicious dish made from split red lentils. It is a staple in Indian cuisine and is often served with rice or roti. The dal is cooked with spices such as turmeric, cumin, coriander, and chili powder, and can be garnished with fresh cilantro and a dollop of ghee. It is a great source of protein, fiber, and other essential vitamins and minerals.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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red gram dal

1 cup


2 cups

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, finely chopped


green chilies, finely chopped


tomato, finely chopped


chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash the red gram dal and soak it in water for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add the chopped onion, green chilies, and tomato and sauté until the onion turns golden brown.

Step 5:

Add the turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, and salt and mix well.

Step 6:

Add the soaked red gram dal and 2 cups of water and mix well.

Step 7:

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

Step 8:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and mash the dal with a spoon.

Step 9:

Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve hot.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 24274 users have chowed down on Cooked Red Gram Dal a whopping 93729 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Hyderabad, Pune, Lucknow, Kolkata, Indore are the top 5 cities gobbling up Cooked Red Gram Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Cooked Red Gram Dal is the food of choice for 28-30 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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