Panchratna Dal | Rajasthani Dal Recipe

Pancharantna dal is nothing but five dals cooked together which is one of the favourite Rajasthani recipe.Pancha means five .The five lentils used are

  • Toor dal
  • Moong dal
  • Channa dal
  • Masoor dal
  • Skinned urad dal
See how lovely they look

Preparation time: 10mins
cooking time: 15 mins
serves-2 to 3


  • Toor dal-2 tbsp
  • moong dal-2 tbsp
  • channa dal-2 tbsp
  • urad dal-2 tsp
  • masoor dal-2 tbsp
  • jeera-1\2 tsp
  • Garlic flakes-2
  • Turmeric powder-1\4 tsp
  • garam masala-1\2 tsp
  • red chilly powder-1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • oil-2 tsp
  • mustard-1\2 tsp
  • Ghee- to top it


1.Clean all the dal well and soak it in water for 15 mins(for easy cooking).Pressure cook it with 2-3 cups of water along with jeera and turmeric powder for 3-4 whistle or till done.

2.After the pressure is released open the cooker and mashed it well.Add in garam masala,chilly powder and salt.Cook in for few minutes.

3.Heat a tadka pan add oil pop out mustard seeds,crushed garlic and saute for a while.Then pour it over the  cooked dal.Mix well.

Add some ghee and serve hot for rice.


1.You can also make it with tomato and onion.

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  1. very healthy dal. Looks great.

  2. comfort food at its best... dear, please correct the spelling of "rajasthani" in the title...

  3. yummy ,delicious curry :)

  4. oh the dal is really so yummy .healthy one indeed.

  5. I love this dal...looks so yummy..

  6. Very interesting and healthy your presentation :-)

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