Split Urad dal with Rajma

Posted: June 16, 2010 by incidentalcooksuman in Indian Food
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Split Urad dal with Rajma 

This is one more dal recipe in which I have used spilt urad dal and rajma/kidney beans. I love this two combination of dals together, its a great dish with roti and rice. 

Split urad dal with Rajma

Split urad dal with Rajma


  • 1 cup spilt urad dal
  • 1/4 cup rajma
  • 1 medium-sized onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 medium-sized tomato, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • 6-7 curry leaves
  • 2 tablespoon oil


  • Wash and pressure cook dal with turmeric powder, salt to taste and water.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat, add cumin seeds and let it get brown.
  • Add chopped onions, garlic, ginger, green chillies and cook until onions get translucent.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder, curry leaves, salt to taste and cook until masala separates from oil about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add cooked dal in the pan with some water for consistency. Stir well and give a boil.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.
  1. Anamika Jha says:

    can I use yellow urad daal instead of black urad daal to make daal makhni

  2. Sridevi says:

    Rajma urad dhal curry looks super yummy.

  3. Yet one more fascinating recipe; I need to stop by your kitchen and soak up all these ingredients and knowledge and new tastes!

  4. Thats a different combo, but loved the recipe…very flavourful one..

  5. arthi says:

    arthi :
    Hi Suman,
    looks so tempting!!love to have with roti!!

  6. arthi says:

    Hi Suman,
    looks so tempting!!love to have with roti!!

  7. Simply Life says:

    yum, what a great combo of beans!

  8. Neha says:

    nice one…dal makhani is almost same as this…

  9. sayantani says:

    thanks Suman for posting this. I have a container full of this dal and was wondering what to do as both of us are not very fond of this lentil. Now I know what to make…looks so creamy and perfect with rotis.

  10. Krishnaveni says:

    urad dal and rajma combination is new to me…must be delicious

  11. Gayathri says:

    wow such a nice combi…i think i will love it…surely will try it …

  12. Priya says:

    Such a nutritious dish, looks fabulous and sounds delicious..

  13. Looks tasty and healthy dish….

  14. FoodZone says:

    Looks yummy! Nice click.

  15. really a health combo..sure best with chapathi..

  16. Rachana says:

    Looks so yummmmmmm!!!!

  17. Tes says:

    It sounds delicious. It will be really great in this rainy season. I love rajma, it’s so healthy.

  18. Looks yummy Suman. A healthy combo 🙂

  19. Sarah Naveen says:

    that looks so yummy!!!!perfect with roti

  20. Chetana says:

    Tis reminds me of Rajasthani panchratna dal….luv to mix n match various lentils…urs look superb…sure it must hv tasted de same.

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