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Dal Rice



Dal Rice is a popular Indian dish made with cooked rice and lentils. It is a simple and nutritious dish usually served with a side of yogurt or pickle. Dal Rice is a great source of protein and is a favorite among vegetarians.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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Get the best of both worlds - the taste you love and the health benefits you need - with Dal Rice

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split pigeon peas (toor dal)

1 cup

basmati rice

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

mustard seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chili powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon


2 tablespoons


1 teaspoon

garlic paste

onion, chopped


green chilies, chopped


tomato, chopped


frozen peas

1/2 cup

chopped cilantro

1/2 cup


2 cups



Step 1:

Wash and soak the toor dal and basmati rice in separate bowls for 30 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 3:

Add the ginger-garlic paste, onion, green chilies, and tomato. Saute for a few minutes until the onion is soft.

Step 4:

Add the turmeric powder, red chili powder, garam masala, coriander powder, and salt. Stir to combine.

Step 5:

Add the soaked toor dal and basmati rice. Stir to combine.

Step 6:

Add the frozen peas and cilantro. Stir to combine.

Step 7:

Add 2 cups of water and stir to combine.

Step 8:

Close the pressure cooker and cook for 3 whistles.

Step 9:

Once the pressure has released, open the pressure cooker and fluff the dal rice with a fork.

Step 10:

Serve the dal rice hot with your favorite accompaniments. Enjoy!

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 52608 users have chowed down on Dal Rice a whopping 108975 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

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

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Dal Rice, our users are head over heels in july, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Dal Rice is the food of choice for 19-23 female, with people of less_than15 BMI also on board.

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