Black Soybean is rich in minerals, proteins and vitamins. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria shares a unique recipe using this nutritious grain along with split red gram to make a flavourful and nutritious dal.

- Indian


- 1-2

Cooking Time

-30-35 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 12-15 Min



  • 1 cup black soybeans
  • 1 cup split red grams
  • 1 tbsp desi ghee
  • 1 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/2 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 2 finely chopped green chillies
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1 chopped tomato
  • salt
  • FOR tadka
  • Desi ghee
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder garnish


  1. 1

    Prepare a paste of soaked soybeans and red split grams In a pressure cooker, add desi ghee, asafoetida, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds.
  2. 2

    Add finely chopped green chillies Add finely chopped onion and saute Add ginger-garlic paste and let it cook Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and mix it well.
  3. 3

    Add chopped tomatoes and mix it well Add water as required and cook it well Add salt as per taste and mix it well Add the paste of dal and stir it for 2 - 3 minutes.
  4. 4

    Add water as required and let it cook till 2 - 3 whistles Add the dal in a bowl.
  5. 5

    For tadka, add desi ghee in a pan Add cumin seeds, green chilli Switch off the gas and add red chilli powder and pour the tadka on the dal.
  6. 6

    Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.
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