12 Jun

Here is a basic dal fry Recipe….Easy quick to cook..delicious in taste
  Goes well with plain rice or Rotis or chapatis or pulkas or with any flavored rice….
I enjoyed my dal fry with steamed rice, papad and potato chili garlic dry….For potato chilli garlic recipe click here



•1 cup Tuvar dal(piegon peas/yellow lentils )
•1 inch ginger chopped
•5 flakes garlic crushed /chopped
•2 slit greenchilles
•1/2 -3/4 tsp cumin seeds
•1/2 tsp turmeric powder
•1 tsp garammasala powder
•1 tblsp  coriander /dhania powder
•1 tsp cumin / jeera powder
•1 tsp chilly powder
•salt to taste
•1medium onion finely chopped
•2 medium tomatoes chopped
•1 tblsp Butter /oil
•1 tsp limejuice
•2 tblsp chopped coriander leaves


▪Wash and soak dal for about 2 hrs
▪Add 2 drops oil ,turmeric ,ginger and garlic to soaked dal and pressure cook for 3 whistles
▪after pressure is released, open lid and mash dal to paste and keep ready
▪Heat a pan /kadai add oil or butter (or both, melt add cumin seeds let this pop,
▪Now add onions , greenchillies and saute till transluscent
▪Add tomatoes stir well for a minute
▪Add dhania powder, jeera powder, chilly powder, garammasala and salt saute well for 30 seconds
▪add ready dal,cook  for sometime or till a good boil
▪Remove from fire and add limejuice and garnish with chopped coriander leaves
▪Now dal is ready to be enjoy with rice / roti /chapatis /pulkas /jeera rice/Ghee rice…

* Ghee always can be used for frying
* If you find dal too thick add water as required to get desired consistency
*You can replace tuvar dal by black masoor dal

Simple Dal Fry

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Posted by on June 12, 2016 in SIDE DISH


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