Navaratan Dal Kurma

Navaratan Dal Kurma / Mixed Lentil Curry


Navratan dal – 1 cup
Onion – 1 no,finely chopped
Green Chilli – 1 no
Garlic – 2 pods
Tomato – 1 no,finely chopped
Oil + ghee – 1/2 tbsp each
Turmeric powder: ½ tsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
Dry Red chilli – 2 nos
Salt – 1 tsp
Asafoetida/ hing a pinch
Fresh coriander leaves : to garnish
Lemon juice – 2 tbsp


Soak the dals for 15 mins and pressure cook with turmeric powder and green chillies for 5 hisses, once cooled add half cup water and mash the dal and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan add onion, garlic n saute until it turns golden. Add tomatoes and cook till they soften and add dal mixture into this.

Take tempering pan heat ghee add mustard, cumin once it cracks add red chillies, hing, saute well and pour over the dal.

Simmer the dal for 3 mins switch off the heat and garnish with fresh coriander and lemon juice and serve hot!!