You will wonder why you never tried this recipe before. This Trevti Dal recipe is a must try for your next dinner party. Made with three types of lentils, Trevti is a super delicious, tangy and mildly spiced dal. Trevti Dal will surely make your guests for wanting more of it.
Chef Gautam Mehrishi's Trevti Dal recipe

- Indian


- 2

Cooking Time

-25-30 Min


- main course


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 25 Min


  • ¼ cup boiled husked and split Bengal gram
  • ¼ cup boiled husked and split mung beans
  • 1 cup black kidney beans
  • 3 tsp clarified butter
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 8 to 10 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp asafoetida
  • 8 to 10 curry leaves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 tsp kokam syrup
  • coriander
  • 1 tsp lime juice


  1. 1

    Take clarified butter in a hot pan and add cumin seeds cloves, cinnamon stick, green chillies, turmeric powder, asafoetida, curry leaves, bay leaves and black kidney beans and toss them well.
  2. 2

    Add boiled Bengal gram and mung beans and fry.
  3. 3

    Pour some lukewarm water and cook on a medium flame for 7 to 8 minutes.
  4. 4

    Add kokam syrup and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. 5

    Sprinkle chopped coriander and garnish with lime juice and serve hot.

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