Green Dal Fry


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Bored of the simple dal fry recipe? here’s a variation you’ll be tempted to try out. Moong and toovar dal are boiled together and then cooked with a wonderful fresh paste of coriander, coconut, ginger, chillies and more. Your family will relish the different taste.

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Makes 2 servings.
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Ingredients

1/4 cup toovar (arhar) dal
1/4 cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tbsp oil
salt to taste

For The Green Paste
1 cup roughly chopped coriander (dhania)
1/4 cup thinly sliced onions
1/4 cup freshly grated coconut
4 green chillies , roughly chopped
1/2 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
4 garlic (lehsun) cloves
1 tsp lemon juice

Method
For the green paste

  1. Combine all the ingredients and grind in a mixer to a coarse paste adding a little water if required. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Clean, wash and soak the dals in enough water for about 30 to 45 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Combine the soaked dals, 1 cup of water, salt, turmeric powder, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  4. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the prepared green paste and sauté on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add the prepared cooked dal, 3/4 cup of hot water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve hot.
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 on 09 Feb 15 05:47 PM


 on 26 Apr 14 12:10 PM


It's simply delicious, even better than the yellow dal fry.
 on 08 Aug 12 03:20 PM


A good dal with a tempering of just the green paste and no other spices or condiments required. Don't forget to add lemon juice to the paste as it is necessary for that green colour of this dal.
 on 02 Aug 12 12:23 PM


The aroma in the green paste consists of coriander and coconut and this is just divine. It's all about the green paste. Cook it.