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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.