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Sindhi Tidali dal Recipe | Tridali dal | Tridaali dal

 

 

Sindhi Tidali dal Recipe | Tridali dal | Tridaali dal is mixture of 3 different dals/lentils hence it derived its name.

This recipe is one of the most famous Sindhi community recipes after Sindhi koki, Mitho Gur jo loloSindhi dal pakwan and Sindhi kadhi.

 

Here ti/tri means three and dal means lentils. Tridali dal is combination of  chana dal, hari moong dal and urad dal.

These 3 dals are pressure cooked in simple baisc spices along with tomatoes and then tempered with cumin, asafoetida and garlic.

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This tridali dal is made regularly across all sindhi homes as it is packed with nutrients and is protein rich.

Serve Sindhi Tidali Dal Recipe along with Fulka, steamed rice, Sindhi style bharvaan tinde alu, Sindhi aloo tikkiSindhi Carrot pickleSprouted moong bean salad and Vegetable raita.

 

 

Step by step instructions and pictorial presentation to make Sindhi Tidali dal

Measure each dal and combine it in a bowl. Soak it for about 30 minutes in enough water.

Sindhi Tidali dal Recipe | Tridali dal | Tridaali dal

After 30 minutes, wash again and drain the water.

Next put them in a pressure cooker and add water (till it covers the lentils), add grated tomatoes, ginger, green chillies, turmeric and salt to taste.

 

Now close the cooker lid. Pressure cook it on high flame up to 2 whistles. After that lower the flame and let it simmer for about 7 to 10 minutes.

Switch off the flame and let the pressure released naturally. Open the cooker lid and check if the lentils have cooked properly.

 

Sindhi Tidali dal Recipe | Tridali dal | Tridaali dal

After that check the consistency of the cooked dal and add hot water depending on the thickness of gravy you desire.

Let it come to the rolling boil and switch off the flame.

Tempering for dal

In a small tadka pan, heat pure ghee/clarified butter. Once melted add chopped garlic and let it turn pink.

 

Next add cumin/zeera and let it sizzle. Finish it off with red chilli powder and asafoetida/hing.

 

Sindhi Tidali dal Recipe | Tridali dal | Tridaali dal

Pour this tadka over cooked dal and serve hot with lachha pyaz(onion rings) and sliced lemon on the side.

Note

1. People who don’t eat garlic can only put cumin seeds and asafoetida for tempering instead of garlic.

2. You may increase or decrease the ratio of all 3 dal’s according to your preference.

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Sindhi Tidali dal Recipe | Tridali dal | Tridaali dal

Sindhi Tidali dal Recipe | Tridali dal | Tridaali dal is delicious protien packed Sindhi style dal made using combination of three dals. Piping hot tidali dal served with jowar doda or fulka is a classic combination that you shouldn't miss out on.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian, Sindhi
Keyword: Sindhi tridali dal, Tidali dal
Servings: 4
Author: Lata Lala

Ingredients

  • 100 gms split chick peas/Chana dal
  • 50 gms split black lentils/Urad dal
  • 25 gms split green gram/Hari moong dal
  • 2 Tomatoes grated
  • 2 green chilies minced
  • 1 inch ginger minced
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • water as required

For tempering

  • 2 tbsp clarified butter/ Pure ghee
  • 4 garlic flakes finely chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin/ zeera
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 Pinch of asafoetida

Instructions

  • Measure each dal and combine it in a bowl. Soak it for about 30 minutes in enough water.
  • After 30 minutes, wash again and drain the water.
  • Next put them in a pressure cooker and add water (till it covers the lentils), add grated tomatoes, ginger, green chillies, turmeric and salt to taste.
  • Now close the cooker lid. Pressure cook it on high flame upto 2 whistles. After that lower the flame and let it simmer for about 7 to 10 minutes.
  • Switch off the flame and let the pressure released naturally. Open the cooker lid and check if the lentils have cooked properly.
  • After that check the consistency of the cooked dal and add hot water depending on the thickness of gravy you desire.
  • Let it come to the rolling boil and switch off the flame.

Tempering of dal

  • In a small tadka pan, heat pure ghee/clarified butter. Once melted add chopped garlic and let it turn pink.
  • Next add cumin/zeera and let it sizzle. Finish it off with red chilli powder and asafoetida/hing.
  • Pour this tadka over cooked dal and serve hot with lachha pyaz and sliced lemon on the side.

Notes

1. People who don't eat garlic can only put cumin seeds and asafoetida for tempering instead of garlic.
2. You may increase or decrease the ratio of all 3 dal's according to your preference.

 

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This Post Has 18 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Chana dal and urad dal are combined so often but never seen pairing green moong with anyone. So this is an interesting combo for me as I have never seen this before.

    1. Lata Lala

      This dal is our speciality Shailender. Do try this sometimes.
      Thank you heaps.

  2. Vandana

    5 stars
    This is such a unique combination of dal and sounds so delicious. The photo also looks so tempting. Saving this recipe of yours. Can’t wait to try it.

  3. Sandhya Ramakrishnan

    5 stars
    I love this protein filled dal recipe and love that it uses urad dal as well. I have not made tadka dal with urad before and looking forward to trying it.

    1. Lata Lala

      The combination is worth trying Sandhya. Thank you for stopping by.

  4. Archana

    5 stars
    I loved the first picture and I know I will be making this dal. Sounds absolutely delicious and easy to make. Especially great for Sunday meals. Thanks.

    1. Lata Lala

      Glad to know Archana that you liked it. Thanks dear.

  5. Uma Srinivas

    5 stars
    such an interesting combo of lentils. Even I love to mix the dal and make curries. Love it!

    1. Lata Lala

      Thanks Uma. Glad to hear that you liked it.

  6. Mayuri Patel

    5 stars
    I like mixing up dals and preparing them for my lunch. Your Sindhi tidali is a must try recipe as I’m always looking out for different ways to make dals. Looks so inviting.

  7. 5 stars
    Reading your blog made me realize I have hardly tried any Sindhi recipes. This dal look so wholesome, paired with a plain paratha just what I need today.

    1. Lata Lala

      Seema glad to hear that you love making various cusinies. Indeed the Tridali dal is very comforting, please do try this.
      Thank you for writing in.

  8. Sapana

    5 stars
    Sindhi tri dali dal look so comforting and delicious. It must have tasted amazing with rice.

    1. Lata Lala

      You are absolutely right Sapana. Thank you for stopping by.

  9. Priya Srinivasan

    5 stars
    Tidali dal looks totally tempting! this is a regular and my kiddos favorite at home!! Steaming hot rice and ladles of this delicious dal with ghee, cries comfort!!! Bliss on plate

    1. Lata Lala

      Indeed lentils are so comforting Priya. Yes the spoon of ghee over piping hot dal is a pure bliss. Thank you.

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