Toor Dal Recipe 2: Bele Saaru


Preparation time: 15 Minutes | Cook time: 15 Minutes


Toor dal – 1 Small glass

Turmeric Powder – Pinch

Tomato – 1

Onion – 1

Green Chilli – 1

Sambar Powder – 1 Tbsp

Tamarind Powder – ½ Tbsp

Coriander Leaves – ¼ Cup

Water – 3 Glass

Oil – ½ Tbsp

Salt to Taste

For Tempering

Oil – 1 Tbsp

Ghee – ½ Tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1 Tbsp

Curry Leaves – 8


  • Wash Toor dal twice and add it to a Pressure cooker. Add 3 Glass of water, Turmeric Powder, Oil, Medium Size Chopped tomato, Medium Size Chopped Onion, Chopped Green Chilli, Little Coriander leaves and cook for 2 whistles.
  • Once dal is cooked. Take out excess of water to a vessel and mash dal Completely. Add Sambar Powder, Tamarind Powder and mix well. Add it to same water in the Vessel. Cook about two minutes on medium flame. Add Salt to taste.
  • Tempering: Heat oil and ghee together in a pan. Add Mustard Seeds wait until it crackle then add Curry Leaves. Switch off the flame add this on top of Cooked dal. Mix well.
  • Garnish with Coriander Leaves. Add salt if needed.

Hot Bele Saaru is Ready to Serve with Rice.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s