Lakhnawi Daal

Lentil preparation with Lucknow twist with milk added


  • 1 cup toor daal
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 green chillies, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 Dried red chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • Coriander leaves


  1. Pressure cook dal. Once cool, whisk and add salt and turmeric powder.
  2. Heat ghee. Splutter cumin seeds, green chillies, dried chillies, garlic and asafoetida.
  3. Add dal. Bring to boil. Add milk and stir.
  4. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve Lakhnawi Daal hot with rice/roti.

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