Dal fry
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Dal fry

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Time to cook

30 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A popular Indian dish that is made with lentils, onions, tomatoes, aromatic spices, and ghee, and cooked by boiling the lentils and then tempering them with spices.

A popular Indian dish that is made with lentils, onions, tomatoes, aromatic spices, and ghee, and cooked by boiling the lentils and then tempering them with spices.

Ingredients

Toor Dal

0.25 cup

Turmeric

1 pinch

Water

1.75 cup

Pure Cow Ghee

1.25 tsp

Mustard Seeds

0.75 tsp

Cumin Seeds

1 pinch

Curry Leaves

1 handful

Red Chilli Pepper

1 chilli

Fresh Ginger

0.5 tsp

Fresh Garlic

1.25 tsp

Onion Raw

0.25 cup

Tomatoes

1 small

Red Chilli Powder

0.5 tsp

Garam Masala

0.25 tsp

Coriander Leaves

1 tbsp

Kasoori Methi

0.5 tsp

Salt

1 pinch

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Measure the dal and rinse it.

2

Add dal to the pressure cooker along with water, turmeric powder, and salt.

3

Mix well, close the lid and place the whistle.

4

Pressure cook for 5 whistles on low to medium heat.

5

Mash the dal well after the pressure naturally releases and set aside.

Cooking

1

Heat oil or ghee in a kadai and add mustard seeds; let them splutter.

2

Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

3

Then add curry leaves and red chillies.

4

Quickly sauté finely chopped garlic and ginger until they turn golden.

5

Add onions and salt; saute until the onions are golden.

6

Add tomatoes and sauté until they become mushy.

7

Stir in turmeric powder and red chilli powder.

8

Add the prepared dal and water.

9

Rinse the cooker with water and add it as well adjusting the consistency as needed.

10

Cook the dal over low heat for 7 to 10 minutes, stirring to prevent burning.

11

Finally, add kasoori methi, coriander leaves, and garam masala powder.

12

Give it a quick mix and serve with ghee.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

13.7

Proteins

Proteins

4.6

Fats

Fats

4.1

Fiber

Fiber

4.0

106

kcal

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