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Dal fry is dal simmered in a nice tadka which makes the dal tasty. This dal is best served with jeera rice.
- Clean, wash, soak the dal in water for 3-4 hours.
- Drain, add 2 cups of water, turmeric and salt and pressure cook for 3-4 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and mash the dal with the spoon or with a hand blender. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and coriander seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies, onions, tomatoes and grated ginger and saute till the tomatoes become soft.
- Add the dry mango powder, salt and chilli powder and saute for a minute.
- Add the dal mixture and little water if required and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Serve hot and garnish with coriander.
This recipe was contributed by Megzz on 28 Jul 2011
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