Simple and Easy Langar Wali Dal Recipe
Follow this step-by-step guide to make this luscious and Mouthwatering Authentic Langar Dal at your own home.
Servings Prep Time
6People 15Minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6People 15Minutes
Cook Time
  1. Mix and wash both lentils (dals) and soak for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat clarified butter (ghee) in a pressure cooker.
  3. Add asafoetida (hing), cumin seeds (jeera), bay leaves (tej patta), crushed garlic and green chilies. Saute for 5 seconds.
  4. Add tomatoes, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder (haldi) and dry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi).
  5. Saute for 5 minutes till the tomatoes are mushy and leaves the oil.
  6. Add soaked Lentils (dals) & approximately 2 glasses of water.
  7. Pressure cook Lentils (dals) for about 4-5 whistles on low flame.
  8. After 4-5 whistles we will churn or blend the dal with dasher (Mathni). Do not use electric blender.
  9. Add water while blending the dal according to required consistency.
  10. After blending give it a good boil.
  11. After a good boil pour the dal into serving dish.
  12. For tampering / tadka, heat 1 Tbsp of clarified butter (ghee) in a pan.
  13. Add whole red chilies halves into it & let them crackle.
  14. Pour this tempering over the dal once the chilies crackle.
  15. Dal is now ready to be served.
  16. Serve with with Raita, Papad, Pickle, Roti & Steamed Rice.
Recipe Notes

Contact Chef: Payal Jethani

Served With: Roti, Fresh Steamed Rice, Raita, Papad & Pickle.