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Sujash Toor Dal Oily 5kg

£12.49 GBP

Oily Toor Dal 5Kg

Oily toor dal is a highly nutritious and versatile ingredient that is a staple in many Indian households. This dal is known for its rich, earthy flavour and is a great source of protein, fibre, and essential vitamins and minerals. It is often used in a variety of Indian dishes such as dal makhani, sambar, and rasam. Oily toor dal is also easy to cook and can be prepared in a pressure cooker or on the stovetop. Additionally, it has a long shelf life, making it a convenient ingredient to keep in the pantry. Overall, oily toor dal is a delicious and healthy ingredient that can be used to add flavor and nutrition to a wide range of dishes.

Oily Toor Dal are a nutritious and delicious legume that are easy to cook and can be used in a variety of dishes, including soups, stews, and curries.

To cook oily toor dal, you will need to follow these steps


  • 1 cup oily toor dal, rinsed and soaked for 30 minutes
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish


1. Drain the water from the soaked toor dal and add it to a pressure cooker or pot with 3 cups of water

2. Add turmeric powder and a pinch of salt to the dal and stir well

3. Cook the dal in a pressure cooker for 10-12 minutes on medium heat or on the stovetop for 30-40 minutes until it is soft and fully cooked

4. In a separate pan, heat 2 tbsp oil and add cumin seeds. Once they start to sizzle, add chopped onions and sauté until they turn golden brown

5. Add minced garlic to the pan and sauté for 1-2 minutes

6. Add chopped tomatoes, red chili powder, and salt to the pan and cook until the tomatoes become soft and pulpy

7. Add the cooked toor dal to the pan with the tomato mixture and stir well

8. Simmer the dal for 5-10 minutes or until it reaches the desired consistency

9. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

This simple and flavorful recipe is a great way to enjoy the delicious and nutritious oily toor dal. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information

Typical Values Avg Per 100g/ml
Energy 1420kJ/331kcal
Fat 4.2g
of which saturates 0.7g
Carbohydrate 52.1g
of which sugars 3.9g
protein 21.2g
Fibre 11.4g
Salt <0.01g


To retain freshness and flavour store in an airtight container, in a cool dry place.

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