Traditional Dal Fry

Masoor/Moong dal prepared in a traditional style for chappathis. Dals have high nutrient content and is a must for all.

Traditional Dal Fry

Masoor/Moong dal prepared in a traditional style for chappathis. Dals have high nutrient content and is a must for all.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Mia Varghese

Published On: 28 Jun 2010

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20 Minutes
Served : 2
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Ingredients

Directions

Step 1

For preparing traditional dal fry, first cook masoor / moong dal in a pressure cooker adding enough water, little ghee and a pinch of turmeric.

Step 2

Mash the cooked dal and keep aside.

Step 3

Heat ghee in a pan and splutter mustard and cumin seeds. Add onion, green chilly, ginger, garlic and saute for a while. When a frying smell comes, add a pinch of asafoetida powder, sugar and required salt.

Step 4

Add chilly powder and fry for a while. Add chopped tomatoes and fry well until tomatoes become pulpy.

Step 5

Finally, add mashed dal and cook for 2 more minutes. Remove dal fry from flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

Step 6

Traditional dal fry is ready and before serving you can add little butter too.

Step 7

Tips:
1)You can use toor dal (tumara parippu) also instead of masoor dal.

Step 8

Before adding butter, make sure that the curry is well heated.

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