Simple Dal Recipe

Dal is a basic recipe made in daily and its a most comfort food best served with steam rice or roti. This simple dal fry is delicious, tasty and healthy. There are numerous ways a dal can be made. I have used toor dal also known as pigeon peas lentils . You can  follow the same recipre with  different dals of your choice.

I have shared dal fry recipe in step by step method with a detailed pictures below

Wash dal in a plenty of water until water runs clear. Add dal , chopped tomatoes  ,sliced onions, Garlic cloves , Turmeric powder , Red chili powder , cumin seeds and water altogether , Pressure cook 2-3 whistle . cook until soft and mushy .

Once dal is cooked , then mash dal with a wired whisk or with spoon or with a pestle.

Cook dal in excess and can store in air tight container . Place them in freezer use as desired.

In a pan or kadai , heat oil add mustard seeds when you hear spluttering sound of mustard , add cumin and curry leaves fry them.

Remove tadka in a bowl , add cooked dal , salt and tamarind pulp . Stir and cook till you get a smooth and slightly thick consistency . Dal is usually has a medium to thick consistency making it thin will spoil the taste . Add dal to the tadka bowl , serve with steam rice .

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 cup tuvar dal/ arhar arhar dal/ pigeon pea lentil
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 sliced onion
  • 3-4 garlic cloves
  • 2 roughly chopped tomatoes

Other ingredients

  • Salt as needed
  • 1 tablespoon tamarind pulp

For tempering

  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1-2 strands curry leaves

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INSTRUCTION:

  • Wash dal in a plenty of water until water runs clear , add dal chopped tomatoes sliced onions , Garlic cloves , Turmeric powder , Red chili powder , cumin seeds and water altogether , Pressure cook 2-3 whistle . cook until soft and mushy .
  • Once dal is cooked , then mash dal with a wired whisk or with spoon or with a pestle .
  • Cook dal in excess and can store in air tight container . Place them in freezer use as desired.
  • In a pan or kadai , heat oil add mustard seeds when you hear spluttering sound of mustard , add cumin and curry leaves fry them .
  • Remove tadka in a bowl , add cooked dal , salt and tamarind pulp . Stir and cook till you get a smooth and slightly thick consistency . Dal is usually has a medium to thick consistency making it thin will spoil the taste . Add dal to the tadka bowl , serve with steam rice

 

 

 

 

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