Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Dal Fry

Dal Fry
Dal Fry is one of the most popular and common indian dish. There are wide varieties and variations in preparing indian Dal.You can use any type of Lentil/dal to prepare dal fry but
i prefer toor dal. Toor dal is an excellent source of nutrients and plant protein.Its also contains folic acid an vital vitamin for all women and also some amount of dietry fibre.Including toor dal in any forms in our daily diet is very important for all vegetarians and also those who doesn't eat non vegetarian regularly. Let me not bore you much,here is the recipe.


Ingredients:
Category:Vegetarian | Course :Dals And Kadhis |Cusine:India
PrepTime:2 Minutes|Cooking Time:15 Minutes |Serves:4

Toor Dal:1/2 Cup
Onion:2 Medium
Tomato:1 Medium
Garlic:4 Cloves
Green Chilly:1 Chopped
Ginger Garlic Paste:1 Tsp
Jeera/Cumin Seeds : 1/2 Tsp
Ghee:2 Tbsp
Coriander Leaves:1 Tbsp
Turmeric Powder:1/2 Tsp
Chilly Powder:1 Tsp
Salt to Taste

Method:
Wash toor dal ,add pinch turmeric powder ,drops of oil,water and pressure cook for 1-2 whistle and set aside.



Take a pan,heat ghee,add jeera seeds once it crackles add chopped onion,chopped garlic cloves ,chopped green chillies and fry well.



Add tomatoes,fry well once cooked add red chilly powder and mix well.



Add cooked dal mix well,adjust salt and garnish with coriander leaves.


Serve hot with jeera rice,plain pulao ,roti  or pulka of your choice.

 

My Notes:

  • Dal fry will not be very runny ,it will be having medium to thick consistency.You can adjust water content as per your choice.For 1/2 Cup of Toor Dal ,I add 1-11/4 cup of water.
  • You can temper with Mustard seeds,Hing ,Curry leaves and Dry Red chilly if required.

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