Dhabewali Dal

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Aug. 15, 2018

Learn How To Make Dhabewali Dal on Get Curried.
Dal is most commonly cooked everywhere in India. But the style of cooking dal is always different and varies from place to place. One such unique and delicious variety of of Dal is Dhaba Style Dal, which is basically served in Indian dhabas, believe us it is finger licking good. So watch and learn how to make Dhabewali Dal at home with Neelam only on Get Curried.


Kidney beans 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (soaked over night)
Gram dal 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (soaked over night)
Split urad dal 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (soaked over night)
Ghee 1 1/2 Tablespoon
Cloves 6
Black cardamoms 2
Onions 2 , chop
Ginger garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
Whole cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Whole coriander seeds 1 Teaspoon
Curry leaves 6
Green chillies 3
Tomatoes 2 , chop
Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Dried fenugreek 1 Tablespoon
Garam masala 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste



1.In a pressure cooked add ghee, cloves, black cardamon, cumin, coriander seeds and curry leaves.

2.Add onions and saute them.

3. Pre soak - red kidney beans, gram dal and split urad dal.

4.Add ginger garlic paste, green chillies and stir well.

5.Add coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, turmeric and salt and give it a quick stir.

6.Add chopped tomatoes and stir it and let the tomatoes cook well.

7. Add the soaked dals, water and let it simmer.

8.Put on the lid and let it cook for 6-7 whistles.

9.Turn of the flame and check if the dals are cooked well.

10.Stir it continuously and turn off the flame.

11.Add kasoori meethi and sprinkle garam masala.


12. Dhabewali Dal is ready to be served.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 6