Traditional Dal Fry

by MiaVarghese
Traditional Dal Fry is an awesome delicious favorite and a nutritional side dish for chappathis and roti. Traditional Dal Fry is a wholesome vegetarian side dish. The dish is unique and special with mashed dal blended with spicy aromatic ingredients and finally garnished with a dollop of butter. Dals have high nutritional content and is a must for all. Traditional Dal Fry is one of the easiest dishes that can be prepared in a jiffy with limited ingredients. You can explore a well detailed Traditional Dal Fry here.
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Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
  • Masoor dal(Chuvana Parippu) - 1/4 cup
  • or -
  • Moong dal(Cheru payaru parippu) - 1/4 cup
  • Onions(finely chopped) - 1 no
  • Green chilly(chopped round) - 1 no
  • Ginger(thinly chopped) - 1/2 tsp
  • garlic(thinly chopped) - 3 cloves
  • Tomato(chopped) - 1/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida powder(A pinch, Kayam) -
  • Turmeric powder(A pinch) -
  • Coriander leaves(Few) -
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar(A pinch) -
  • Butter(optional) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
Cuisine North Indian
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Masoor dal(Chuvana Parippu) - 1/4 cup
  • or -
  • Moong dal(Cheru payaru parippu) - 1/4 cup
  • Onions(finely chopped) - 1 no
  • Green chilly(chopped round) - 1 no
  • Ginger(thinly chopped) - 1/2 tsp
  • garlic(thinly chopped) - 3 cloves
  • Tomato(chopped) - 1/4 cup
  • Cumin seeds(Jeerakam) - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilly powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Asafoetida powder(A pinch, Kayam) -
  • Turmeric powder(A pinch) -
  • Coriander leaves(Few) -
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar(A pinch) -
  • Butter(optional) -
  • Salt(As reqd) -
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Instructions
  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.
  2. Mash the cooked dal and keep aside.
  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.
  4. Add chilly powder and fry for a while. Add chopped tomatoes and fry well until tomatoes become pulpy.
  5. Finally, add mashed dal and cook for 2 more minutes. Remove dal fry from flame and garnish with coriander leaves.
  6. Traditional Dal Fry is ready and before serving you can add little butter too.
  7. Tips: 1)You can use toor dal (tumara parippu) also instead of masoor dal.
  8. Before adding butter, make sure that the curry is well heated.
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