Keoti Dal

A popular Gujarat dish - made from a combination of various dals. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Keoti Dal
Main Ingredients Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal), Split Bengal gram (chana dal)
Cuisine Gujarati
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 41-50 minutes
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Keoti Dal

  • 1/4 cup Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) soaked
  • 1/2 cup Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked
  • 1/4 cup Split red lentil (masoor dal) soaked
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 medium Onions
  • 5-6 cloves Garlic
  • 4 Dried red chillies
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a few Curry leaves


  1. Drain and put toovar dal, chana dal, masoor dal, salt, turmeric powder and 3 cups water in a pressure cooker and cook under pressure till 3 whistles are given out. Meanwhile chop onions and garlic. Cut the red chillies and remove the seeds.
  2. Heat ghee in a small non stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, red chillies, onions and garlic and sauté till fragrant. Open the lid of the cooker when the pressure has reduced completely, add the tempering and mix well. Serve hot with rice or roti or parantha.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1129
Carbohydrates 146.2
Protein 48.8
Fat 38.8
Other Fiber FIber0- 32.3gm