Dal Fry Masala Recipe

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Dal Fry

  • 1 cup – channa dal
  • 1/3 cup – tuvar dal
  • 1/3 cup – moong dal
  • ½ onion (sliced) and 1 tomato (chopped) – for dals
  • 1-2 tsp chilli powder or according to taste

Tadka ingredients

  • 2-3 tbsp oil or ghee
  • ½ onion (sliced)
  • 2 sprigs of curry leaves
  • 2 green chillies (slit)
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp zeera (cumin)
  • 1 tbsp Zaiqa Dal Fry masala
  • ½ tbsp Kashmiri red chilli pwd
  • ½ tsp turmeric pwd
  • Salt to taste

Preparation

  1. Soak and boil the three dals along with sliced onions, tomatoes, Kashmiri chilli pwd, Zaiqa Dal Fry Masala and turmeric pwd.
  2. Cool and mash – let it be a little granular.

For Tadka

  1. Heat oil, add zeera and mustard seeds; let it splutter.
  2. Add curry leaves and sliced onions, and fry till golden brown.
  3. Add green chillies, whole dried red chillies, ¼ tsp pinch of Zaiqa Dal Fry Masala – this is an important step – and salt to taste. Sizzle for few seconds and pour over the cooked dal mixture.
  4. Serve hot.

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