Indian Handi Dal

  • Lunch
  • Servings
  • 3Spicy
  • 25-30Cook Time
  • Cuisine : Indian
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Handi is a traditional utensil used for cooking various curries and daals.


1 cup mah ki dal (Whole Urad Dal)

1/2 cup chana dal

Water for cooking dals

1 tblsp ghee

2 whole red chilies

10 cloves of garlic, chopped

1 large onion, chopped

1 inch piece of ginger, grated

2 ripe tomatoes, chopped

1 green chili, chopped

1/4 tsp asafetida

1 tsp red chili powder

1 tsp garam masala powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder

Salt to taste

1 tbsp fresh cream


Prestige Handi

Step By Step Method

    • Heat the ghee in a handi and add the whole red chilies and ginger garlic.

    • Now add the onions and green chilies.

    • Saute till onion becomes pink in color and then add the tomatoes and all the spices.

    • Keep stirring till the tomatoes are cooked and then add the pulses.

    • Mix well and add water and salt.

    • Cover and cook on low flame till the dal is very well done.

    • Finally beat in the fresh cream and serve hot garnished with coriander in a smaller handi.

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