Trevti Dal Recipe


Gujarati Trevti Dal is a very famous dal dish in every restaurant of India. A relish combination of chana dal, moong dal and tuvar dal, cooked in onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic.Trevti-Dal-Recipe

Prep time: 5
Cook time:
Total time: 25
Servings: 4


  • 1/2 cup Chana dal
  • 1/2 cup Tuvar dal
  • 1/2 cup Moong dal
  • 4 green chillies finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 inch ginger minced
  • 1 big onion finely chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped

For tempering of dal you will require:

  • A pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 Kashmiri red chillies

How to make Trevti Dal:

  1. Soak all the dals at least for one hour separately in bowls.
  2. Combine and pressure cook the dals until tenders and then Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and stir fry the tempering ingredients until slightly browned.
  4. Add ginger, garlic, chillies and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Now add chopped onions and tomatoes, and season with salt and turmeric powder.
  6. Stir continue on medium flame until the mixture is done.
  7. Mash the cooked dal and add 4 cups of water.
  8. Again keep dal on a medium high flame until it boils for few minutes.
  9. Finally add lemon juice and good amount of coriander leaves.
  10. Serve hot with rice, roti and papad.


  1. […] I like to make variety of Dal Recipes in my daily meal, they are easy to make and really accomplish the appetite, some of my favorite Dal Dishes are Simple Dal Tadka, Dhaba Style Dal Tadka, Black Dal and Trevti Dal. […]


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