Friday 10 June 2016

Gujarati Trevti Dal Recipe

It’s a north Indian dish with awesome flavours and yet healthy with three dals.Mung Lentils, Pigeon pea lentils and Bengal gram is the ultimate combination for this recipe.Let's go to the recipe. We have selected Gujarati Cuisine this month by our Culinary Hoppers team.

Prep time
Cook time
1 hour(soaking time)
15 mins
4 persons

Cuisine: Gujarati
Recipe Type: Dal varieties

  • Toor dal- ¼ cup
  • Channa Dal -1/4 cup
  • Yellow moong dal -1/4 cup
  • Turmeric powder -1 tsp
  • Salt -1 tbsp
  • Kasturi methi leaves -1 tsp
  • Lemon -2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – few sprigs

For seasonings
  • Oil – 2 tbsp.
  • Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Cumin seeds -1 tsp
  • Hing –pinch
  • Curry leaves –few sprigs
  • Dry red chili flakes -3 no’s broken

1.Take all dals, wash them and then soak them in water for about 1 hour. Cook the dals in the pressure cooker and then keep it aside. Take a pan, heat oil in it and then fry mustard seeds, cumin seeds. Wait till it crackles and add Hing, dry red chili flakes, curry leaves.

 2.Smash the dals add it in the pan and then add 2 cups of water. Reduce the heat to low and keep it to simmer for few minutes. Smash the kasturi methi leaves with your hand and through it inside the dal.

3.Add coriander leaves and lemon juice in the dal and mix it. When the trivet dal gets cooked then serve it hot with rice.
4.(Optional) You can do the seasonings followed by red chilli oil.

You can add ginger green chilli paste while sauting.

Check out more interesting and yummy dishes from our Culinary Hoppers team 

Padma - Gujarati Thali
Poornima  -Khandvi
Parvathy -Muthiya
Anu -Cabbage Muthia
Jayashree -Methi khakra
Vani - Gur papdi
Shubha -Dal dhokli 
Piyali -Surti Locho


  1. Heart warming and perfect for this weather.. yumm!

  2. A central aspect of a Gujarati thali being dal, thoughtful choice of a dish dear. I do make dal using three lentils. Addition of kasoori methi will make it delicious and aromatic. Lovely share :)

  3. Wonderful , a perfect Jain dish as well . One of the comforting Gujarati dish and you have made it so perfect love it so much

  4. Simple but most wanted day today dish...Kasoori methi in dals is just it

  5. I keep making this one. It tastes good. Thanks for sharing it with Culinary Hoppers Shobana

  6. Loved the combination of lentils used. The aroma of kasuri methi makes this more appetizing. Very tasty dal dear.

  7. Very comforting and soothing dal's always a fav at home and kasuri methi definitely takes it to the next level..Lovely share!!

  8. That is a delicious combination of daal... I love such comfort curries...

  9. Tasty, healthy and a comforting dal...


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