Dal Fry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Dal Fry

  • Mix all the dals. Wash thoroughly and soak for 10 minutes.
  • Pressure cook till done. (approx. 3 whistles).
  • Cool cooker, remove dal, beat with hand beater.
  • Make thin paste of the dry masala powders.
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in saucepan add the chopped onoin and fry for till onions are pink.
  • Add the dry masala paste, fry for a minute more.
  • Add the dal and bring to boil. Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Take dal in serving dish.
  • Just before serving give the tadka (seasoning) as follows:
  • Heat remaining ghee in a small saucepan, add seeds (cummin and mustard). Allow to splutter.
  • Add green chilli, curry leaves, garlic, ginger and fry for 3-4 seconds.
  • Take off fire. After 2-3 seconds, add lemon juice and chopped coriander.
  • Pour onto hot dal and cover for 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir and serve hot with plain rice, cumin rice or ghee rice.