Toovar Garlic Daal

By      05-Mar 2020       Reading Time: 2 Mins

Toovar Garlic Daal

Toovar garlic dal is filled with protein and enriched with the flavor of garlic is a perfect combination with rice or chapattis.

Nutritional benefits:

Toovar dal is highly nutritious dal. It contains good amount of fiber in it which helps in proper bowel movement thereby reliving constipation. It is also a good source of protein. It is also said to be rich in carbohydrates thus is said to provide energy for daily activities.


  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 20 grams toovar (arhar) dal
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 20 grams onion
  • 20 grams of tomato
  • 1-2 Green chilies chopped
  • Finally chopped ginger
  • Salt and pepper as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Pinch of hing
  • 5 grams ghee
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing

Calorie count:

  • Nutrition Info
  • Amount
  • Calories
  • 118 kcal
  • Carbs
  • 11.9 grams
  • Protein
  • 4.9 grams
  • Fats
  • 5.2 grams


  • Wash, clean and soak toovar dal into 1 cup of water for 15 minutes. Then drain it well and keep aside.
  • Then take a pressure cooker and add turmeric powder, salt along with soaked dal and pressure cook for 3 whistles or until the dal is cooked.
  • Allow the steam to escape out before opening the lid.
  • Mix the dal lightly and then in another pan heat the ghee.
  • Add cumin seeds, allow them to crackle. Then add finely chopped garlic, green chilies and sautee for few minutes.
  • Then sautee onion into it until brownish red color is obtained, then add tomato puree and cook for few minutes.
  • Then add the cooked dal and salt as per taste into it and cook on medium flame for few more minutes while stirring it continuously.
  • Serve hot Toovar garlic dal garnished with fresh coriander.

Over to you:

So try this healthy and tasty recipe of Toovar garlic dal and have it along with your plate of rice or chapattis and get dose of perfect nutrition.

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