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Dal Fry


1 Cup toovar dal
3/4 Cup Chopped onions
2 1/2 Cups Water
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
3 tbsp Oil
1 Pinch hing
1 tsp Chopped garlic
1 tsp Chopped ginger
1 Cup Chopped tomatoes
1 tsp Chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp Chilli powder
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/4 Cup chopped coriander leaves
Salt to taste


Take the dal and wash it properly. Soak it in about 2 1/2 cups of water for half an hour.

Pressure-cook the dal until it is done.

Take oil in a frying pan and heat it. Now add chopped garlic, ginger, onion, cumin seeds and green chillies.

Fry the mixture on medium flame for 3 to 4 mintues. Stir the mixture periodically.

Put chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, chilli powder and salt and fry again on a high flame for about 3 minutes.

Pour this mixture into cooked dal and mix thoroughly.

Dal fry is ready. Serve it garnished with chopped coriander leaves.