Updated: Jan 30, 2019
Chef: Aanal Kotak
Recipe Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ingredients of Dal Fry
Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 1 cup
Ghee 4 tablespoons
Onion finely chopped 1 medium
Garlic finely chopped 3 cloves
Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon
How to Make Dal Fry
Heat half of the ghee in a pan.
Add half of the chopped onion and garlic and sauté till golden.
Add turmeric powder, dal, two cups of water and salt to taste.
Stir and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for twenty minutes.
Add mango powder and simmer for another fifteen minutes.
Heat the remaining ghee in another pan.
Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add the remaining onion and garlic and sauté till pink.
Add red chilli powder and sauté for two to three minutes.
Add this seasoning to the dal, simmer for two minutes and remove from heat.