Yellow Dal Lentil Soup Recipe
Recipe Type: Soup
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Serves: 2
Yellow dal is a lentil soup or dal made by boiling tuvar dal (yellow pigeon peas) with sautéed garlic, mustard seeds and chillies.
  • 2 cups boiled tuvar dal/ yellow pigeon peas
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 cloves of garlic chopped
  • 1 inch ginger chopped
  • 4-5 curry leaves
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3-4 green chillies slit
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • pinch of asafetida
  • salt as per taste
  1. Boil tuvar dal with salt and asafetida. Keep it aside.
  2. In a pan heat ghee.
  3. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, curry leaves, turmeric powder and chillies. Sautee for a minute.
  4. Add boiled tuvar dal. Mix well. Let it cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Finally garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at