Friday, November 24, 2017
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Dal Fry

Dal Fry (Lentils With Special Tempering)


  • 1 cup Toovar dal
  • 21/2 cups Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
  • 3/4 cup Chopped onions
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Chopped green chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 cup Chopped tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 cup Chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt

Method :

Wash and soak the dal in 21/2 cups of water for about 30 mintues. Pressure cook till the dal is done. Cook uncovered further on a medium flame for 2 mintues. Do not mash the dal.

Heat oil in a small pan, add the chopped onion, garlic, ginger, green chillies and cumin seeds. Fry on a medium flame for about 3-4 mintues, stirring often. Add the turmeric powder, chilli powder, salt, and chopped tomatoes and fry on a high flame for 3 minutes. Add into the cooked dal and mix well.

Serve hot garnished with coriander leaves.

Serves : 4

Time : 35 mins. will strive to be most comprehensive directory of Historical Gurudwaras and Non Historical Gurudwaras around the world.

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