How to make Green Chilly Dal -

Boiled tuvar dal tempered with green chili-garlic paste and other spices.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Tanmaya Joshi.

Main Ingredients : Split Pigeon Pea, Green Chilli (हरी मिर्च )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

For more recipes related to Green Chilly Dal checkout Keoti Dal, Dal Dhokli, Dal Dhokli, Sabz Bahar Arhar Dal . You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Sweet Corn Kadhi Mixed Kali Dal Malbari Kadhi Aamras Ki Kadhi

Green Chilly Dal

Green Chilly Dal Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Green Chilly Dal Recipe

  • Split Pigeon Pea 1 cup

  • Green Chilli 8-10

  • Garlic 3-4 cloves

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion 1 medium

  • Tomato 1 medium

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Pressure cook the split pigeon pea in 2 cups water till tender.Grind together green chillies and garlic to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non stick pan add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and saute. When it starts splutterin add onions and saute till light brown.

Step 3

Add tomatoes,green chilli-garlic paste, salt and saute for a minute. Add the dal and half cup water and let it simmer for five to ten minutes. Serve hot garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

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