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Suki Urad Dal (सूखी उड़द की दाल)

suki urad dal

Suki Urad Dal (सूखी उड़द की दाल) is a favorite recipe from the hills of Missouri. This dal cooks quickly . It is usually served  with yogurt and salsa salad of tomato and red onions.

Regional Dish: Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana.

Cuisine Style: Himachal Pradesh | Cooking Time 30mins | Take it with rice/ roti| Type  Dal| Shelf Life : 1 day| Quantity : 4 Servings.

Appx. Nutritional values calculated for 1 serving:

Calories (83Kcal), Carbohydrates (9g), Protein (3g), Fat (3g)


  •  7 oz of Urad Dal skinless washed and rinsed and soaked for 15 minutes.
  • 3 cups hot water
  • 2 tbs. kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • For basic Chaunk/ tempering or Spice Garnish: 
  • 2-3 tbs. ghee
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • A large pinch of asafoetida .
  • 2-3 whole red chillies 


  1. Boil dal with turmeric powder, fenugreek leaves and salt till tender and soft
    transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. Heat ghee in a small pan. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida powder and let the seeds start to sizzle.  Add whole chilies and pour immediately over the cooked dal. Cover with a lid immediately, to allow the flavors to infuse into the dal.

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