Dal Fry – Indian Vegeterian

Recipe :- Dal Fry

Ingredients :

  • 1 cup split bengal gram (dal)
  • 3/4 inch ginger peice
  • 1 medium onion
  • fresh mint leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry ginger powder (soonth)
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds (saunf)
  • 2 cloves
  • a pinch  of asafoetida


Directions : wash and soak the dal in two cups of water for an hour. Drain , peel,wash and crush ginger.Peel , wash and chop onion. clean wash and chop mint leaves. Add two cups of water, salt and turmeric powder to the dal and cook till done taking care that grains remains separate. Add crushed ginger, cumin seeds, dry ginger powder and two cups of hot water and simmer on low heat for five minutes. Adjust salt. Heat ghee in a pan , add onion and saute till lightly browned. Add fennel seeds, cloves and asafoetida and add the tempering to the cooked dal. Stir Garnish with mint leaves and serve hot.

Leave a Reply