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HANDI TUVAR DAL Vegetarian-Dish

Handi Tuvar Dal has a delightful taste. The lime juice and sugar gives the Handi Tuvar Dal a two dimensional taste.


Tuvar dal (arhar)
washed and soaked for 30 minutes and drained
: 1 cup
: 3 cups
Turmeric powder
: 1/2 tsp
: 1 tbsp
Cocum washed or two tbsp tamarind pulp
: 6 pieces
Finely chopped ginger
: 1/2 tsp
: To taste
: 1/2 tsp
Lime juice
: 1/2 tsp

Handi Tuvar Dal


  • Microwave in an earthernware pot dal, water and turmeric for 40 minutes on medium high 70% power or until dal is cooked.
  • Let it stand for 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the rest of the ingredients except lime juice and microwave at medium 70% power for another 15 minutes, stirring in between.
  • Let it stand for 5 minutes.
  • Mix in lime juice.
  • Now the vaghar is to be done on a stove.