Dal Fry

Dal Fry
Dal Fry

Serving– 4


Pigeon Peg lentils or Tuvar Dal- 1/2 Cup

Water – 2 cup

Ghee or Butter- 3 tbsp

Cumin seeds- 1 tsp

Asafoetida or Hing- 1/4 tsp

Green chili- 2 finely chopped

Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp

Onion- 1 medium size chopped

Tomato- 2 small size chopped

Red chili powder- 1 tsp

Turmeric- 1 tsp

Garam masala- 1/2 tsp

Salt- as per taste

Green coriander leaves- 2 tbsp chopped

How to make Dal fry:

  • Wash tuvar dal in water two to three time.
  • Add 2 cup of water and tuvar dal, pressure cook it for 2 whistle on high flame and one whistle on low flame. (or cook until dal cooked completed)
  • ┬áHeat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add chopped green chili and hing fry them for a second on low flame.
  • Add chopped onion and saute them until golden brown in color.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and fry it for a second.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder and salt. Cook it for 5-6 mins on low flame or until tomatoes become soft.
  • Add cooked tuvar dal in this mixture, you can add more water if the consistency of dal is very thick.
  • Cook dal on high flame until it starts boiling, switch off the flame.
  • Garnish with chopped green coriander leaves. Dal Fry is ready to serve.
Dal Fry
Dal Fry


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Mansi Mishra is the founder of Yummy recipe bowl. She has a deep interest in cooking and exploring new recipes. She teaches easy indian veg recipes in very simply way.

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