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Egg Dal Recipe

Egg Dal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 3 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 3
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Toor Dal - 1 cup
  • Onions - 2, chopped finely
  • Tomatoes - 2, chopped finely
  • Garlic Cloves - 5, chopped finely
  • Ginger - 1inch piece, chopped finely
  • Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam Masala powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Ghee - 1-2 tbsp for seasoning
  • eggs - 3
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing
  • How to Make Egg Dal:

    1. Pressure cook dal in half cup water
    2. Heat ghee. Add the finely chopped onions and fry till light brown
    3. Then put in the chopped garlic and ginger. Fry till soft.
    4. Add the chopped tomatoes and fry till the tomatoes turn mushy.
    5. Put in the turmeric, garam masala and chilli powder. Fry for about 5 mins
    6. Now put in the cooked dal, mix well and add salt to taste
    7. When almost done, break the eggs and pour directly into the dal. Keep stirring. Remove immediately from heat.
    8. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with white rice or roti.


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