Skip to the content


1 cup of Ashar (Tuver Daal)

1 medium-sized Tomato

1 Dry Red Chilli

2 tablespoons Oil or Ghee

½ tablespoon Mustard Seeds

¼ teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds (Methi)

2 Green Chilies - Cut Into Long Pieces

1 small Piece of Ginger - Cut Into Long Pieces

2 tablespoons Jaggery or 2 tablespoons Sugar

Juice of one Lemon


¼ teaspoon Turmeric Powder

1 tablespoon Red Chili Powder


2 tablespoons Chopped Green Coriander


wash tuver daal properly and soak in hot water for 15 minutes

then cook in pressure cooker, with salt and tomatoes cut into big pieces

cook on medium heat for 15 to 20 minutes (about 3 whistles of pressure cooker)

when cooked, strain out the daal

in a saucepan heat oil or ghee

put little mustard,fenugreek still it splutters

add the dry red chilli, chilli-ginger paste and stir

then pour in the daal

add turmeric powder, chilli powder, jaggery and boil for 10 minutes

add lemon juice, garnish with green coriander

serve with plain rice