Lahori Daal

This recipe take something as simple as daal to the next level. Try Lahori daal and enjoy your cooking. #HappyCookingToYou

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  • Sabut kali masoor daal (Whole black lentil gram) 250 gms
  • Pani (Water) as required
  • Pani (Water) 2-3 Cups or as required
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ½ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Lehsan (Garlic) crushed ½ tbs
  • Doodh (Milk) ½ Cup
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chilli powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp


  • Cooking oil 3-4 tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Lehsan (Garlic) crushed ½ tbs
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chillies) 2
  • Kary pata (Curry leaves) 9-10
  • Lemon juice


In bowl,add whole black lentil gram and water,mix and soak for 15 minutes then strain.

In pot,add soaked whole black lentil gram,water,turmeric powder,salt,garlic and mix well,bring it to boil,cover partially and cook on low flame for 20-25 minutes or until tender.

Add milk,red chilli powder,garam masala powder,mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Prepare Tadka:

In small frying pan,add cooking oil,onion and fry until translucent.

Add garlic and mix.

Add cumin seeds,green chillies,mix and cook 30 seconds.

Add curry leaves and mix.

Now pour tadka in daal and mix.

Squeeze lemon juice & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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