Dal Fry Recipe

IOne of the simple and tasty dals. Goes very well with any Indian flat bread or rice.
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Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthy++Servings2
Speciality, , , Vegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group, , , ,


 Toor dal1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Garlic10 Gram
 Garam masala1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Green chilies4
 Salt To Taste
 Jeera1 Teaspoon
 Coriander leaves4
 Oil/Ghee3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 618 Calories from Fat 220

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g38.4%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 243.6 mg10.1%

Total Carbohydrates 78 g26.1%

Dietary Fiber 18.1 g72.2%

Sugars 5.7 g

Protein 25 g49.8%

Vitamin A 21.9% Vitamin C 107%

Calcium 20.1% Iron 42.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash and pressurecook dal till soft. Make smooth paste of dal.

Cut onion, tomato, ginger, garlic and green chilies into small pieces.

Put 1tsp of oil/ghee in a kadai (frying pan). Put the cut garlic, onion, ginger, green chilies and lastly tomato one by one and fry till onion becomes translucent.

Then add boiled dal, haldi powder, garam masala, and salt to taste. Cover and cook on a low flame for 10 minutes.

Finally season with jeeraand garnish with cut coriander leaves.