Garlic Dal Fry

Very popular garlic dal fry

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Garlic Dal Fry

Very popular garlic dal fry

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 03 Jul 2014

Rating: 3
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15 Minutes
Served : 4
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  • Lentils / split pigeon pea : 1 cup
    Turmeric powder : ½ tsp
    Asafoetida : a pinch
    Water : 2 cup
    Salt : to taste
    For Tempering :
    Garlic peeled and minced : 4 – 5 cloves
    Cumin seeds/whole jeera : ½ tsp
    Red chilli powder : ½ tsp
    Curry leaves : few
    Ghee or oil : 2 tsp
    Chopped coriander leaves : few

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Step 1

Clean and wash the lentils and boil in a pressure cooker for 4 - 5 whistles.

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Step 2

Blend the lentils with a hand blender till smooth.

Step 3

Transfer the boiled lentils to a pan and add 2 cups water, turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt and bring to a boil.

Step 4

Heat ghee in a pan and add the cumin seeds / whole jeera and fry. Add minced garlic and fry till golden brown.

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Step 5

Add the curry leaves and ½ tsp red chilli powder and pour the tempering on the boiled lentils.

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Step 6

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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