Saturday, June 26, 2010

Dal fry


Red Masoor dal: 1cup
Onion: 2 medium
Tomato chopped: 1 big 
Green chilly: 2
Garlic chopped: 2-3 pcs
Turmeric powder: 1tsp
Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
Red chilli flakes: 2-3 pcs
Corriander leaves: 2 tbsp
Water: 1 cup

In a pressure cooker add dal, water, salt and turmeric powder, cook for 3-4 whistles or till turns soft. Heat oil in a pan splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds and red chilli. Add chopped garlic and fry till golden color. Add onion and green chilli, fry until it turns translucent. Add the tomatoes and saute till oil starts separate. Add cooked dal and 1/2 cup water to this and simmer for 5-6 minutes. Remove from fire. Add chopped coriander. Serve hot with chappathi.


  1. Thanks for stopping by. I love dal fry with rice and ghee, Yummy !!!

  2. hi jais,

    first time visiting you space ... you have a nice collection of recipes especially Kerala cuisine ... i am familiar with these recipes ... i have to try and learn some recipes...feel happy to visit your blog...dal looks yummy and its my favorite too

    if you get time do visit my blog

  3. very tempting dal fry Looks delicious and nice clicks....

  4. Looks good, perfect with rice, pappadam and pickle..
    Kairali sisters

  5. Comfort and yummy food...I love masoor dal anyday

  6. Dal fry looks really delicious.

  7. Looks too good..tempting love this with chapatis..

  8. Thanks for visiting my blog, this is simple and healthy dish, looks yummy...

  9. Thats a comforting dish, looks yummy..

  10. Hey u have a lovely blog too..thanku so much for visiting my blog and for a lovely comment....this dal fry is looking delicious and yummy....nice one...

  11. hi thanks for visiting me . you have a great collection of recipes too. love this dal fry which is my most favourite recipe with rotis.

  12. Looks yummy.. a good combo with hot rice and ghee...