Simple Dal Recipe

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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 recipe with  different dals of your choice.

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

Simple Dal Recipe

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 .

Simple Dal Recipe

INGREDIENTS :

  • 1 cup tuvar dal/ 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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