Dal Fry

Dal Fry




5 min


20 min

Main Ingredients

Tur Dal (Pigeon Pea) Handful of Dal Twice
Chana Dal (Bengal Gram) 1 Tablespoon
Moong Dal 2 Tablespoon
Water 2 Glass
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt As Per Taste
Onion 1 Medium
Garlic Pods 3-4
Ginger small piece
Green Chilly 1
Tomato 1 Medium
Coriander Powder 1/2 teaspoon
Red Chilly Powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Oil As Per Requirement
Asafoetida (Hing) 1/4 Teaspoon
Cumin Seeds (Jeera) 1/2 Teaspoon
Dry Red Chilly 1 Broken Into Halves
Dal Fry

Dal Fry

How To Make Dal Fry:

  • Take handful of tur dal also called as pigeon pea in a vessel twice. Add 1 tablespoon chana dal i.e bengali gram to it. Add 2 tablespoon moong dal to it.
  • Now wash the dal under running water thrice to remove the impurities.
  • Put the dal in cooker along with 2 glass of water. Add turmeric powder and salt.
  • Pressure cook for 4 whistle.
    Once dal is cooked remove and keep aside.
  • Now heat a pan or kadhai and add 3 tablespoon oil to it.
  • Once oil becomes hot add cumin seeds.
    As soon as cumin seeds (jeera) starts cracking add chopped onion.
  • Fry onion till it becomes translucent.
    Now add finely chopped garlic and crushed ginger to it.
  • Add small pieces of green chilly.
    Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add finely chopped tomato. Cook for more 4-5 minutes till tomato becomes soft.
  • Now put dry spices, coriander powder and red chilly powder. Put oil and cook for more 1 minute.
  • Now put the cooked dal into it gradually and keep stirring.
  • Let dal cook for more 10 minutes. Put tadka to the dal. Heat oil for tadka, add 1 dry red chilly broken into 2 pieces.
  • Add 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida and 1/4 teaspoon red chilly powder to it. Once it becomes hot switch off the flame and add tadka to the dal.
  • Switch off the flame. Dal fry is ready to be served. Have it with plain steamed rice or jeera rice.

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