< Back to Recipes

Langar wali Dal लंगर दाल How to make Langar style Dal at home

75 minutes
Langar wali Dal  लंगर दाल  How to make Langar style Dal at home Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Boiling

1½ cup sabut urad dal (whole black gram), soaked

½ cup chana dal (split Bengal gram)

4- 4 ½ cups water (to pressure cook)

Salt to taste

½ tsp turmeric powder

½ tsp red chilli powder

½ inch ginger, chopped

3-4 garlic, crushed

1 bay leaf

For Tempering

2 tbsp ghee

1 tbsp oil

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 inch ginger

3-4 garlic cloves, crushed

2-3 green chillies, coarsely ground

3 medium onions, sliced

¼ turmeric powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tsp red chilli powder

1 small tomato, finely chopped

1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped


  • Add urad dal, chana dal, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, ginger, garlic and bay leaf to a pressure cooker. Cover and lentils turn soft (4-5 whistles)
  • Meanwhile, heat ghee and oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
  • Add ginger, garlic and green chillies, saute till fragrant.
  • Add onions and saute till they turn golden. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and saute till the ghee begins to separate.
  • Open the pressure cooker, mash the lentils a little with the back of a spoon/spatula.
  • Transfer dal into prepared tadka along with chopped coriander leaves and mix well.
  • Garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

Note: Soak Urad dal overnight.

Leave a Review

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Are you a passionate cook looking to showcase your skills in our website? Submit your recipe and get a chance to feature your skills with us.

Submit Now