How To Make Dal Fry - Dal Fry Recipe
Dal Fry is a popular Indian recipe which is prepared in every Indian restaurant and Dhaba. It's a total vegan Indian Recipe and masala tadka over it. You can serve Fried Dal with any Indian bread or rice.
Lunch and Dinner
For cooking dal in pressure cooker:
Toor dal / Arahar dal
Salt to taste
for cooking the dal
piece of Chopped
Dry red chili
Red chilly powder
Combine both the dals in a bowl and wash it properly in running water.
Soak it for 15-20 minutes with enough water before cooking it. After 15 minutes drain all the water and transfer it in a pressure cooker to boil.
Add salt, turmeric powder and 2cups of water (add water upto immersing level). Mix it well.
Close the lid and cook dal over medium flame for 3-4 whistles. Turn off flame.
Allow the steam to escape naturally before opening the lid.
Let’s prepare our seasoning.
Heat ghee in a deep pan, when the ghee becomes hot add dry red chilly, bay leaf, cumin seeds and sauté on medium flame for few seconds till cumin seed becomes light brown.
Add chopped ginger, garlic and green chilly and sauté it for another few seconds on medium flame.
Add chopped onion and fry till they become transparent or light brown.
To this add chopped tomatoes and cook till they become soft and mushy. To make the cooking fast add little salt while cooking the tomatoes.
Add coriander powder, red chilly powder, garam masala, coriander leaves and cook for further few minutes.
Lastly add crushed kasturi methi, asafetida and mix it well.
Now add pressure cooked dal and mix it well. Dal fry is usually has medium to thick consistency so add more water as per requirement and bring it to the desired consistency. Cook dal on medium flame.
Stir dal occasionally to prevent from sticking and bring it to boil.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice, jeera rice or chapatti.
You can also mash the dal with laddle or the large spoon after cooking the dal in pressure cooker.
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