Gujarati dal panchvati or mixed 5 lentils soup

Main Dish
5 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 5
1/4 C moong dal

1/4 C masoor dal

1/4 C tur dal

1/4 C urad dal

1/4 C chana dal

2 Onions, finely chopped

3 Tomatoes, finely chopped

1" Ginger piece, minced fine

4 pods garlic, minced

1 tsp Garam masala

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

3/4 tsp red chilli powder

Freshly squeezed lemon juice

Some chopped, cilantro

Salt to taste

1 Tbsp + 1 tsp canola/olive

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

1 tsp Cumin seeds

Few Thai or Indian green chillies, slitted

Few curry leaves

Few pinches, Asafoetida


  • Mix all of these dals add some water & pressure cook it upto 2 whistles, or pour hot water and cook on stove, untill soft. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds and let it splutter, then add cumin seeds, green chillies, curry leaves and asafoetida.
  • Now add chopped onions, ginger, garlic & tomatoes. Cook a little untill onions are translucent.
  • Add boiled dals, salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, garam masala, and bring it to one quick boil.
  • Finally add freshly squeezed lemon juice & cilantro.


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