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Cooked Tur Dal



Tur dal is a type of lentil that is popular in Indian cuisine. It is made from split pigeon peas and is high in protein and fiber. Tur dal is often cooked with spices such as cumin, coriander, turmeric, and chili powder to add flavor. It can be served as a side dish or used as a base for soups and stews. Tur dal is a healthy and delicious way to add protein to any meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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tur dal

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste


2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 cups

lemon juice

1 teaspoon

chopped coriander leaves

2 tablespoons



Step 1:

Wash and soak the tur dal in water for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, asafoetida, and ginger-garlic paste. Saute for a few seconds.

Step 3:

Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, and salt. Saute for a few seconds.

Step 4:

Add the soaked tur dal and 2 cups of water. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 5:

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

Step 6:

Add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves. Mix well.

Step 7:

Serve hot with steamed rice or roti. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 43530 users have chowed down on Cooked Tur Dal a whopping 96467 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Indore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Bengaluru are the top 5 cities gobbling up Cooked Tur Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

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

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Cooked Tur Dal is the food of choice for 24-27 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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