Surati Dal (Red gram cooked with tomatoes and groundnuts)

Surati Dal (Red gram cooked with tomatoes and groundnuts)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 169


  • 3 1/2 oz Split red gram arhar dal
  • 2 Tomatoes medium-sized, grated
  • 10 Groundnuts moongphalli, unroasted, with skin removed
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tbsp Jaggery gur
  • 8 Curry leaves kadhi patta
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds rai
  • a pinch Asafoetida hing
  • 1 Juice of lemon nimhu
  • Green coriander hara dhaniya, for garnishing


  • Boil the split red gram and the tomatoes in 2 1/2 cups water for 15 minutes or till soft. Stir constantly till a smooth consistency is obtained.
  • Add the groundnuts, green chillies, jaggery, curry leaves, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and salt. Bring the mixture to the boil.
  • Heat the ghee in a small pan; add mustard seeds; when they splutter, add asafoetida. Remove from heat and add this tempering to the cooked split red gram. Bring the mixture to the boil again; mix in the lemon juice.
  • Serve hot garnished with green coriander.
Calories: 169 kcal
Carbohydrates: 27 g
Protein: 6 g
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Sodium: 83 mg
Potassium: 218 mg
Fiber: 9 g
Sugar: 7 g
Vitamin A: 668 IU
Vitamin C: 66 mg
Calcium: 76 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Dishes Curries
Cuisine Indian
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