Daal Fry | How to make Daal Fry

By Ms. Falguni Kapadia  |  6th Oct 2015  |  
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About Daal Fry Recipe

Tempered with Cumin seeds, it's a staple dal served with jeera rice. It is an all time favorite of my family.

Daal Fry is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Ms. Falguni Kapadia teaches how to make Daal Fry step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Daal Fry in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 4 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Daal Fry at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Daal Fry takes few minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Daal Fry is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Daal Fry is a good option for you. The flavour of Daal Fry is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Daal Fry and impress your family and friends.

Daal Fry

Ingredients to make Daal Fry

  • 1/2 cup - tuvar dal (soaked for half hour and boiled)
  • oil as required
  • 1 tsp - asafoetida
  • 3 tbsp - ghee
  • 3 tbsp - garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp - ginger paste
  • 3 - cloves
  • 1 tsp - green chili paste
  • 1 onion - finely chopped
  • 1 - tomato (finely chopped)
  • 2 tsp - Red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • For Tempering:
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp - Red chili powder
  • 3 - green chilies slit
  • 2 tbsp - coriander leaves
  • lemon juice when serving

How to make Daal Fry

  1. Soak the dal for half an hour. Pressure cook with enough water, oil, asafoetida and salt.
  2. Let it cool. In a kadai, heat ghee and oil. Splutter cumin seeds and cloves. As it pops, add in and saute the garlic followed by ginger paste for 1 minute.Adding chopped onion saute lightly till just transparent.
  3. Add in grated tomatoes. Saute for 2 minutes.
  4. Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, green chilies paste. Mix well.
  5. Now add boiled dal. Mix well. Add garam masala. If needed add water and mix well.
  6. For tempering: In a small vessel, heat oil. Splutter some cumin seeds. As soon as it pops fully, switch off the flame and add red chili powder and some slit chilies.
  7. Top the dal with this tempering. Garnish with chopped coriander.
  8. Serve hot with lemon and hot jeera rice. Enjoy!

My Tip:

Increase proportion of both red, green chilies and garam masala if want it to be more hot and spicy.

Reviews for Daal Fry (6)

Ayesha Sayyed4 months ago


Ravinder Malik6 months ago

good recipe

Pinky Dasa year ago


Pradnya Borde2 years ago

i tried all dis with moong daal nd was tasty and delicious. Thnku :blush:

Rajshree Patil2 years ago


Namu Manandhar2 years ago

looks and sounds absolutely delicious :D
Shalaka Jaywant
2 months ago
very nice

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