Dal Fry | How to make Dal Fry

By Paramita Majumder  |  3rd May 2017  |  
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About Dal Fry Recipe

Easy and quick dal fry ...

Dal Fry is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Dal Fry is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Dal Fry by Paramita Majumder will help you to prepare the perfect Dal Fry in your kitchen at home. Dal Fry needs 10 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Dal Fry. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Dal Fry. In case you have any questions on how to make the Dal Fry you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Paramita Majumder. Dal Fry will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Dal Fry

Ingredients to make Dal Fry

  • 1 cup chana dal
  • water as required
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • tomatoes chopped 2
  • 2 green chilli finely chopped
  • 2 inches long ginger
  • 5 pods of garlic
  • 2 tbsp of Kasuri methi
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • salt as per taste
  • coriander leaves chopped for garnishing
  • For Tempering :
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder 1 tsp
  • 1/2tsp asafoetida
  • 1 tbsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp fennel seed
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • ghee 1 _2 tsp

How to make Dal Fry

  1. Wash and soak dal in water for 30 -40 Mins
  2. Pressure cook dal for 5-6 whistles with water, salt and turmeric powder
  3. Wait to release the vapour.
  4. Strain lentils ,reserve water
  5. Heat oil in a non-stick pan
  6. When it is hot, add grated ginger, garlic, green chillis to it
  7. Saute for some time, add chopped onion, saute until onion is light brown
  8. Add tomatoes and 1 tsp water
  9. Cook until tomatoes are soft
  10. Now add lentils
  11. Mix well with the masala
  12. Add reserved lentils water, salt and allow to boil.
  13. When it reaches the desired consistency switch off gas
  14. Temper with the given ingredients and pour over it.
  15. Garnish with coriander leaves and fried curry leaves
  16. Serve hot with rice

Reviews for Dal Fry (1)

Manju Dabas3 years ago

Better than a 5star hotel
Paramita Majumder
3 years ago
Thank you Manju

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