Dal Fry / Dal Tadka

  1. 1 cup Toovar dal
  2. 1/4 cup chana dal
  3. 3 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  4. 1 onion chopped finely
  5. 1 small tomato chopped finely
  6. 1 tsp. kastori methi
  7. 3-4 kari patta (optional)
  8. 1 tsp. finely chopped garlic ( can put more or less as desired)
  9. 1 tsp. cumin seeds (jeera)
  10. 1 tsp. Coriander powder
  11. 1/4 tsp. turmeric
  12. 1/2 tsp. garam masala
  13. red chili powder and salt to taste
  14. Chopped corriender for garnish
  1. Wash both the dals and pressure cook in 2 cups water till done. Same as you would make rice in cooker (8 whistles) cool. mash the dals well with a ravi (Indian whisk)
  2. In a pan put ghee, when hot add garlic let it turn brown add jeera, kari patta, add onions saute till light brown. Add kastori
  3. Add all the dry masalas-- Haldi, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala, salt and kastori methi saute
  4. Add chopped tomatoes-- cook till tomatoes dry and leave oil.
  5. add the cooked dal to the above. add water as desired. cook for few minutes and garnish with green chopped coriander.
Note:- to make dal tadka : in the above method do not add garlic jeera and red chili powder. Follow the whole procedure and in the end give tempering / tadka-- that is
Heat 1 tbsp. ghee add garlic let it brown add jeera, 1-2 whole dry red chilies, red chili powder and pour this hot hot onto the dal.

Contributed by :- Rajul Sangvhi

1 comment:

  1. hi rajul.....
    i made dal fry.....n it turned out awesome...my family loved so much tht i had to made twice on the same day...its quick n tasty.....my uncle was unable to beleive tht its made at home he thought it was order 4m restaurant.....
    miss the class a lot....keep in touch....keep updating new recepies.....
    bye tk care...