Recipe: Dal Fry

CooQ : Recipe: Dal Fry

Dal Fry

South indian, north indian, Mains

Toor dal
127 calories/serving
35 mins
Lentils cooked in pressure cooker with whole and aromatic Indian spices, loads of onions, tomatoes and garlic makes it ot the best side serve with steamed rice. This flavorful dal recipe is enjoyed by people across the country.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add tuvar dal / split pigeon peas and moong dal / yellow gram to the pressure cooker and roast for 2-3 minutes.

2. Add in ginger, salt, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, and green chilli. mix well.

3. Add water, cover and allow to cook for 3 whistles.

4. Meanwhile, heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds, ginger and garlic, saute till fragrant.

5. Add finely chopped onions and saute till translucent. add chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt,

Mix well. cook for 2-3 minutes, till the rawness of the spices is gone.

6. Add the boiled dal to this tempering and allow to cook for simmer for 3-4 minutes.

7. Meanwhile, prepare the second tempering.

8. Heat ghee in a pan, add some water. add garlic cloves, whole dry kashmiri red

Chillies, hing / asafoetida, kashmiri red chilli powder and mix well. cook till it splutters.

9. Pour the prepared dal into a serving dish, garnish with coriander leaves.

10. Pour the prepared tempering and serve hot.

By Chef Ranveer Brar


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