Goan Dal-Toi Recipe

Goan Dal-Toi is a traditional Goan dish made with split pigeon peas, also known as toor dal. It is a flavorful and comforting lentil curry that is spiced with aromatic ingredients like garlic, cumin, and mustard seeds. The dal is cooked until creamy and served with steamed rice or bread. This dish is popular in Goa and is often enjoyed as a main course or as a side dish with other Goan delicacies.

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Ingredients for Goan Dal-Toi Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Toor Dal
  • 3/4 cup Water
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1.13 Lic Cloves, Minced
  • 2.25 Y Leaves
  • 1/4 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • as per your need Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Goan Dal-toi Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Rinse the toor dal thoroughly and soak it in water for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, add the soaked dal, water, turmeric powder, and salt. Cook for 4-5 whistles or until the dal is soft and mushy.
  • STEP 3.In a separate pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds. Once they start spluttering, add cumin seeds, garlic, and curry leaves. Saute until the garlic turns golden brown.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and saute until they turn translucent.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
  • STEP 6.Add the cooked dal to the pan and mix well. Adjust the consistency by adding water if needed.
  • STEP 7.Bring the dal to a boil and simmer for 5-10 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the dal helps in reducing the cooking time and ensures even cooking.
  • You can adjust the spice level by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a tablespoon of ghee while tempering the spices.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover dal can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the Goan Dal-Toi with steamed rice, jeera rice, or any Indian bread like roti or naan.
Nutrition
value
205
calories per serving
4 g Fat13 g Protein29 g Carbs7 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    4g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Carbs
    29g
  • Fiber
    7g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    29g
  • Protein
    13g
  • Fiber
    7g

Fats

  • Fat
    4g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    44mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    412mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    56mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    11mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    95mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    225mg
  • Selenium
    25mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp