Dal Fry

Dal Fry

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 35

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • Yellow toor dal 1/2 cups

  • Yellow moong dal 1/4 cups

  • Channa dal 1/8 cups

  • Masoor dal 1/8 cups

  • Oil/butter 4 tsp

  • Mustard 1/4 tsp

  • Cumin 1/2 tsp

  • Urad dal 1/2 tsp

  • Curry leaves 5-6 nos

  • onion 1 nos

  • Green chilly 1-2 nos

  • turmeric powder 1/4 tsp

  • garlic 4-5 nos

  • Coriander powder 1 tsp

  • cumin powder 1/2 tsp

  • Red chilly powder 3/4 tsp

  • Tomato big 1 nos

  • Kasoori methi 1 tsp

Directions

  • 01

    Wash the dals together and soak them in 3 cups of water for 30 mins.

  • 02

    Pressure cook till it is very soft.

  • 03

    Heat 3 to 4 tsp oil in a kadai / frypan

  • 04

    Add mustard, cumin seeds, split urad dal and curry leaves.

  • 05

    When it starts to crackle, add hing.

  • 06

    Add finely chopped onions and fry till it turns transculent

  • 07

    Add chopped green chilly, turmeric pwd and grated garlic to it.

  • 08

    Sauté further for a minute.

  • 09

    Add chopped tomato, saute and cook covered until tomatoes turn soft and mushy.

  • 10

    Cook for one more minute.

  • 11

    Stir well to ensure the masala doesn't stick to the bottom of kadai.

  • 12

    Once, the tomatoes are cooked and mashed up with onion, add the cooked dals.

  • 13

    Let it cook in low flame for another 2 minutes

  • 14

    Add coriander pwd, cumin pwd, red chilly pwd, salt and mix well.

  • 15

    combine well

  • 16

    allow to boil fr a minute

  • 17

    Finally, add the crushed dry methi / kasoori methi leaves.

  • 18

    Stir and cook for 3 to 4 mins.

  • 19

    Turn off flame

  • 20

    Garnish with finely chopped fresh coriander leaves.

  • 21

    Enjoy the awesome aroma of Dal fry filling up your kitchen

  • 22

    It serves excellent with jeera rice, parathas , chapatti, rotis, plain rice or just as it is..!!

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