Saturday, November 29, 2008

Yellow Dal Fry


1/2 Cup Toor dal 

Haldi - 1/2 tsp 

1 tomato (Chopped)

For Tempering

2-3 tbsp Ghee/oil

a pinch of hing

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tsp Coriander seeds

2-3 Dry Red Chilli 

1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi 

6-7 flakes of Big Garlic sliced

4 Green Chillies (slit)

1/2 tsp Garam Masala

1 tsp ginger Juliennes

2 tbsp Coriander leaves

salt to taste.


  • Wash dal and pressure cook dal with 1/4 tsp haldi till done.
  • Add chopped tomato to the dal and let it cook on a low heat for 15 mins.
  • Crush Jeera, coriander in a chakla or belan and keep aside.
  • Heat ghee/ oil, then add this crushed jeera, coriander and fry till it leaves out nice aroma.
  • Then add Garlic and fry till garlic turns brown now add green chillies, Broken Red Chillies and fry for a while.
  • Now add coriander powder, garam masala, Ginger (finely Chopped), add green coriander, Kasoori Methi  and fry and pour over the tempering on dal.
  • Cover the lid and cook till flavours get mixed well with the dal.
  • Serve hot with Rice/ Roti.

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