Amritsari Sookhi Dal

Dry preparation of dhuli urad dal - it's different, it's tasty. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Amritsari Sookhi Dal
Main Ingredients Skinless Split Black Gram, Tomatoes
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 0-5 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Tangy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Amritsari Sookhi Dal

  • 1 cup Skinless Split Black Gram soaked
  • to taste Tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger chopped
  • 2 medium Onions chopped
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 2 medium Tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
  • a few sprigs Fresh coriander leaves
  • a few drops Lemon juice


  1. Drain and cook urad dal with salt, turmeric powder and 2 cups water till just done.
    Take care that the dal does not get overcooked and each grain remains separate.
  2. Heat oil in a non stick pan.
    Add cumin seeds, asafoetida, ginger and onions and sauté till fragrant.
  3. Chop green chillies and add along with red chilli powder, tomatoes and sauté.
    Drain dal and add and mix gently.
  4. Adjust salt and add garam masala powder and mix.
    Chop coriander leaves and add and mix well.
  5. You can add lemon juice if you wish.
    Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 306.75
Carbohydrates 36.47
Protein 12.92
Fat 11.95
Other Fiber 1.07