Whole Green Toor Amti | Tuvar Ki Amti

Whole Green Toor Amti

Whole Green Toor Amti, is a type of lentil and is also known as Pigeon Peas. It is typical Maharashtrian dish, known as TURICHYA DANYANCHI AMTI! It is very simple and easy recipe. Serve Turichya Danyachi Amti with Chapati and Boondi Raita for a delicious weekday meal.

Cook Time: 20 mins
Servings: 4 people
Category: Dal / Curry

Ingredients Quantity
Whole Green Toor Beans 1 cup
Chopped Onions ½ cup
Chopped Tomatoes ¼ cup
Water 1 ½ cup
Coriander Leaves ½ cup
Garlic Cloves 5 to 6
Dry Red Chillies 2
Mustard Seeds / Rai ½ tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeera ½ tsp
Asafetida / Hing ¼ tsp
Red Chilli Powder / Lal Mirchi 1 tsp
Coriander Powder / Dhaniya ¼ tsp
Garam Masala ¼ tsp
Turmeric Powder / Haldi ¼ tsp
Salt ½ tsp
Oil 4 tablespoon


# Cooking Whole Green Toor Amti | Step by Step
1 In a preheated pan take 2 tablespoon of Oil then add ½ tsp of Cumin Seeds, 1 cup of whole green Toor beans followed and 5 to 6 Garlic Cloves and roast them for 5 min.
2 Then grind the roasted beans mixture into the grinder and keep aside.
3 Then in same pan take 2 tablespoon of Oil again, to that add ½ tsp of Mustard Seeds, ¼ tsp of Hing, 2 dry Red Chillies, 1/3 tsp of Red Chilli Powder and ¼ tsp of Turmeric Powder and mix well.
4 Then add ¼ cup of chopped Onions, sauté for 1 Min then add ¼ cup of chopped Tomatoes and cook until Tomatoes get mashy.
5 Then add grinded beans mixture and mix well.
6 Furthermore, add ½ tsp of Red Chilli Powder, ¼ tsp of Garam Masala, ¼ tsp of Coriander Powder and ½ tsp of Salt.
7 Then add 1 ½ cup of Water and cook the Amti for 5 to 8 Min on medium flame.
8 Lastly add freshly chopped Coriander Leaves and serve hot with Roti or Rice.

As we all know, a picture is worth a thousand words. Any recipe can be easily understood even with just a single image. Along with the steps above, you can also follow the pictorial representation given below. These are the major 9 steps while cooking Whole Green Toor Amti and will help you to see whether your dish is coming as exactly or closer to the recipe given. Follow these well and enjoy your cooking. Happy Cooking!


Steps to Prepare Whole Green Toor Amti

Useful Tips
– You can boil in pressure cooker also in place of roasting the beans.
– No Onion and No Garlic version of Amti also tastes good.

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