Dal Fry
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Author shahzadzurich Yield No Value
Published Apr 14, 2008 Cooking Time 20 Minutes
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Dall Standing Time 20 Minutes
Description: Simple Dal Recipe

Recipe of Dal Fry

Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Oil 3-4 Tablespoons
Cumin Seeds 1-2 Pinch
Turmeric 1 Pinch
Gram Masala Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Red Chili Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Coriander Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Green Chilies 2-3 Numbers
Chopped Garlic 1 1/2 Teaspoons
Chopped Ginger 1 Teaspoons
Onion 1 Big
Tomatoes 3 Small
Toor Dal 1/2 Cup
Lemon Juice 1 Teaspoons
Coriander Leaves 1/2 Bunch


Boil the toor dhal with enough water in the cooker for only two whistles. It should be just boiled and not too soft. Cut the onion, tomoto and chilies into small pieces. Take oil in a frying pan and heat it. Now add cumin seeds, chopped garlic, ginger, onion and green chilies. Fry the mixture on medium flame for 3 to 4 mintues. Stir the mixture periodically. Put chopped tomatoes, turmeric pdr, chilli pdr, coriander pdr, garam masala pdr and salt and fry again on a medium flame for about 5 minutes. Pour cooked dal into this and mix thoroughly. Cook for until dal is cooked. Serve it garnished with chopped coriander leaves and lemon juice.
Posted Apr 14, 2008

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Neha Jan 8, 2009
I have been trying to cook Dal Fry according to my own style but never gained success. Thanks a lot for your recipe. I have also tried your other recipes and they have all turned to be great!! U r a great chef for sure. Thanks!

Tejaswi Nov 7, 2008
Thank you! for a great recipe, my room mates and I enjoyed eating it

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Kanchan Sep 19, 2008
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