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Whole Green Gram Dal Fry

Total Time:
6.75 hours
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make

  • Soak dal to approximately 4-6 hours and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
  • Chop onions and tomatoes finely.
  • Heat a heavy bottomed vessel with ghee or oil and add mustard and jeera.
  • After spluttering, add onions and fry for till translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry till that raw smell disappears.
  • Add chopped tomatoes along with salt and other spice powders. Fry till tomatoes turn mushy.
  • Add 2 cups water and bring to boil.
  • Then add cooked dal and stir well.
  • Cook in low flame for 5-8 minutes till it becomes a thick gravy.
  • If you want the gravy thick, try to mash a little dhal with your ladle itself.
  • Top with butter or fresh cream and serve with any pulavs, plain rice, rotis or chapattis.
  • Recipe courtesy: Rak's Kitchen