Karyal | How to make Karyal

By Hem Lata Srivastava  |  24th Nov 2015  |  
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About Karyal Recipe

Spicy lentil pakoras in spiced lentil gravy.

The delicious and mouthwatering Karyal is a famous dish of North Indian and is very much popular in the whole worldwide. This dish is often reserved for any special occasion like parties or festivals. Karyal is the best option for you when you want to eat or cook something really perfect. It is an amazing dish which is liked by the people of every age group. The flavorful and saporous ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Karyal. Hem Lata Srivastava shared this Karyal recipe which is perfect to serve for 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you to know how to make the delicious Karyal. It is not a typical restaurant style recipe but a simple homely comforting recipe which is best to understand for the beginners. It is an easy and simple recipe that is perfect to make in a jiffy for a weekend lunch or dinner. Try this delicious Karyal recipe at your home and surprise your family and friends.


Ingredients to make Karyal

  • Split black gram 2 cup
  • onion paste 1 tbsp
  • ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • red chili 1 1/2 tsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • cumin 1 tsp
  • garam masala powder 1/2 tsp
  • coriander leaves for garnishing
  • chopped tomato 2
  • oil 4 tbsp

How to make Karyal

  1. Soak the lentil for 6 to 8 hours.
  2. Wash and remove the skin, make a smooth paste in a grinder.
  3. Whip well, add 1 tsp salt.
  4. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok, leave 1 tbsp paste and make small balls with the mixture, fry them golden.
  5. Add remaining oil, pop the cumin, saute ginger, garlic and onion paste.
  6. cook till onion becomes golden.
  7. Add dry spices stir for 2-3 minutes, then add tomatoes, cook the spices till oil separates.
  8. Make a batter with the remaining dal paste and 3 glass of water, mix along with masala, stir and mix well.
  9. After a boil turn the heat on medium, cook the gravy for 5 minutes.
  10. Now add the dal balls, cook it to 5 minutes more.
  11. Turn the heat, add garam masala, garnish with coriander.
  12. Serve hot with boiled rice.

My Tip:

karayal is a north indian dish, made from lentil.

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