Thursday, November 30, 2017

Dal Fry | Punjabi Vegetarian Recipe

Dal Fry - Punjabi Vegetarian Recipe


1/4 cup of yellow pigeon peas

1/2 cup of gram dal

1 onion finely chopped

1 and 1/2 tomato chopped

3-4 tbsp ghee/ clarified butter

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

coriander leaves

2 green chillies finely chopped

1/2 tsp cumin seed

1 piece of cinnamon

2 pieces of cloves

1/2 tsp of red chilly powder

1/4 tsp asafoetida

1 and 1/2 tbsp of garlic finely chopped

salt to taste

1 dry red chilly


Tell both the lentils, wash them thoroughly. Soak them for half an hour in 1 and half cup water. Pressure cook it for 3-4 whistles.

Take 1 and half tbsp ghee, keeping the remaining for the tadka. Add the seasoning ingredients- cumin seeds, cloves and the cinnamon stick. Add onions, saute until translucent. Add tomatoes, green chillies,turmeric powder, red chilly powder. Pour in the dal. Mix well. Add water if required. Add salt. Sprinkle coriander leaves. Let it simmer for 5-6 min.


Heat the remaining ghee in a small pan. Add a whole dry red chilly, 1/4 tsp asafoetida and chopped garlic. Stir and pour it all over the dal.

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