Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Dhabha style Dal fry

There is nothing more comforting like dal and rice ...isnt it ? ......This one of the most simple yet so delicious dal...tastes so yummy its my fav every since I have tried it I  just love it with rice.....Yum!


1/2 cup red lentils (Red Masoor dal) + 1/4 cup Toor dal

1/4 tsp haldi (turmeric powder)

2 tbsp coriander leaves finely chopped + 1 tbsp chopped extra

1 tsp red chilli powder

4-5 red chillies

2 pinches of hing powder (asafoetida)

1 tsp cumin seeds

1 tbsp ghee + 1 tsp oil 

salt to taste


  1. Wash red lentils and pressure cook it with haldi, 
  2. Mash the dal well with a whisker. Add salt and 1 and 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil.
  3. Heat ghee and oil when it melts add cumin seeds, red chillies, fry for a min when cumin seeds sizzle add red chilli powder fry well and add this to dal.
  4. Now in oil fry 2 tbsp coriander leaves and add this to the dal as well .
  5. Mix well . Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
  6. Serve with Rice....Simply Heavenly !!!

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