Monday, January 16, 2017

Amritsari Sookhi Dal |How to make Amritsari Sookhi Dal at Home | Vegan and Gluten Free Recipe

Amritsari Sookhi Dal

Hi Supermoms,

Dal/ lentils is full of proteins . This Punjabi dal is made using the Urad dal / husked and split black gram. Urad dal is rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, folic acid and specially beneficial for women. Punjabi Cuisine is popular  for it's spiciness and this dish is no different. Lots of green chillies is used in this Dal . 

This dal is  a traditional dish where the urad dal is cooked along with onions, tomatoes and masalas  into a dry subji.  Cilantro leaves are used generously to flavour this dish. A flavourful and protein packed side dish.

Amritsari Sookhi Dal

Amritsari Sookhi Dal :

Preparation time : 30 minutes.
Cooking time : 20 minutes
Serves : 4
1 cup = 250 ml cup

Ingredients :

1/2 cup urad dal/husked and split black gram
2 onions ( thinly sliced lengthwise)
2 tomatoes ( finely chopped)
2-3  green chillies ( finely chopped)
1/2 " ginger ( grated)
1/2 cup coriander leaves/cilantro ( finely chopped)
salt to taste

Spice powders:

1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

For tempering :

1 tablespoon oil 
1/2 teaspoon carom seeds/ajwain
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds/jeera
large pinch of asafoetida

For garnish :

1/4 cup cilantro ( finely chopped)

Method :

1. Wash the urad dal thrice and soak them in water for 30 minutes.
2. Heat a kadai/wok with oil and temper with ingredients given under ' For tempering'.
3. Now add the green chillies, garlic and the onions.
4. Add salt and cook the onions till they turn transparent.
5. Now, add the tomatoes, spice powders and cook them over low flame till the tomatoes become mushy.
6. Add the soaked urad dal along with the water used for soaking.
7. Cover and cook the dal it is is cooked well and the excess water is drained. 
8. Switch off and garnish with finely chopped cilantro.

Your nutritious Amritsari Sookhi dal is ready to be served along with rotis or rice.

Amritsari Sookhi Dal

Chef Tip :

1. While the dal is cooking, stir every 2 minutes and adjust the water quantity if required.

Happy Cooking !

With love,


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