Indian Masoor Dal Fry Recipe Video

Very simple and easy to make and very very healthy dish. A perfect comfort food tastes heavenly with plane boiled rice. Kids just love its nice thick and creamy texture!


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
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 Masoor dal1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Oil3 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Large, sliced
 Diced tomato1
 Mustard seeds1 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1 Teaspoon
 Chopped garlic4 Teaspoon
 Curry leaves8
 Hing1 Pinch
 Green chilies2 , slit
 Red chilli powder1 Teaspoon
 Goda1 Teaspoon (Garam Masala)
 Juice of lemon1 Teaspoon
 Kasoori methi1 Teaspoon


Wash and soak dal in water for 2 hours. Add soaked dal in a pressure cooker, add sliced onion, tomatotes and 3 cups of water and pressure cook until 4 whistles.
Heat oil in a kadhai, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves, garlic and saute till garlic gets nice golden color.
Add green chillies and boiled dal, mix well.
Add red chilli powder, garam masala, salt, mix and simmer for 10 mts.
Add kasoori methi, lemon juice and cook for 2 mts.
Garnish with chopped corriandar leaves.