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Dal fry
By : rachabattula
Category : Lentils, Punjabi, Pulses and lentils
Servings : 4
Time Taken : 15-30 mins
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  1. Wash the dal and soak for 15 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, cut onions and tomatoes.
  3. Half cook the dals in a pressure cooker.
  4. Heat 3 tsp ghee in a pan, add onions, then tomatoes and cook.
  5. Once they are cooked, add garam masala, chilli powder and salt.
  6. Open the pressure cooker, add the cooked tomato and onion mixture and let the dal boil for 10 to 15 min on a low flame.
  7. Heat one tsp ghee, add mustard and methi seeds and saute and then add chopped ginger and garlic and saute.
  8. Then add chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Add this mixture to the dal just before serving and boil for 5 mins.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  11. Serve with roti, naan or paratha.

Image: Flickr/creativecommons andrea_nguyen

1/4 cup - moong dal
1/4 cup - channa dal
1/4 cup - tur dal
2 - small onion
1 - large tomato
1 tsp each - chopped ginger and garlic
1/4 tsp each - mustard seeds and methi seeds
Garam masala, chilli powder and salt to taste
4 tsp ghee
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