Achari Amritsari Urad Dal

Split black grams cooked with pickle masala. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Achari Amritsari Urad Dal
Main Ingredients split black gram with skin, Mustard Oil
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 7-8 hour
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Achari Amritsari Urad Dal

  • 1½ cups split black gram with skin soaked overnight and drained
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard Oil
  • 4 tablespoon Mustard oil
  • ½ teaspoon Asafoetida
  • ½ teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 1 teaspoon Onion seeds (kalonji)
  • 1 tablespoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 inch Ginger cut into thin strips
  • 3-4 Green chillies finely chopped
  • 2 medium Onions finely chopped
  • 8-10 Fresh red chillies
  • 3 medium Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1½ tablespoon Coriander powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Dried mango powder
  • 3 tablespoon Ghee


  1. Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan, add asafoetida, fenugreek seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, onion seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, green chillies and onions and sauté till lightly browned.
  2. Slit red chillies without cutting through and add to the pan and mix well. Add black gram and mix well. Add tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder and salt and mix well. Cook on medium heat for 25 minutes.
  3. Add dried mango powder and mango pickle paste and mix well. Add ghee and mix well. Cook for a minute.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2236
Carbohydrates 217.8
Protein 80.9
Fat 115.8