Biulir Dal

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20 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 17%
Carbs 49%
Fats 33%
Lactose Free
Gluten Free

Biulir Dal Recipe is a Bengali Indian dal recipe known as Bengali Kolai Dal, Biulir Dal and Bengali Urad Dal in many parts of India. Learn this Bengali Dal Recipe the FitterEats way! Biulir Dal is rich in protein, iron, potassium, and fibre, making it an ideal dish for weight watchers. Try this yummy version of dal, which is not only vegetarian but Jain and vegan too. Making a good lunch or dinner option, it tastes better with Methi Roti, Paneer Jowar Roti or simple rice.


For Black Gram Dal Soaked
  • 1 Tbsp Black Gram Dal
  • As Required Water
For Biulir Dal
  • 1 Number Red Chilly
  • 1/2 Tsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/8 Tsp Asafoetida
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 0.5 Tsp Mustard Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak black gram dal

  • Step 1

    In a cooker, add soaked black gram dal, turmeric powder and salt

  • Step 2

    Add enough water to cook the dal

  • Step 3

    Pressure cook the dal and keep it aside

  • Step 4

    Heat mustard oil, add dry red chilly, fennel seeds and asafoetida

  • Step 5

    Add tempering to the cooked dal

  • Step 6

    Serve the dal with rice

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, Add a Tsp of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Red Chilli
Asafoetida (Hing)
Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(139gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 15gm 5.6%
Dietary Fiber 5gm 17.9%
Protein 6gm 12.7%
Total Fat 5gm 6.5%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 133 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 38 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 23 minutes
  • Bicycling 18 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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