Dal Fry (Toor/Yellow lentil)

dal fry


  •  Yellow daal(toor)-250 gm
  •  onion chopped-2 medium size
  •  Tomato chopped-2 
  •  Dry red chilli-2
  •  Ginger garlic paste-1 tbsp
  •  Asafoetida(hing)-2 pinch
  •  Cumin seeds-1 tsp
  •  Turmeric powder-2 tsp
  •  Cooking oil -2 tbsp
  •  salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish


  •  Add salt and turmeric powder and boil the toor daal in pressure cooker(4-5 whistle),
  •  Heat oil in a pan, after it is heated, add cumin seeds,red chilli and Asafoetida (hing) and let  it splutter for few seconds.
  •  Add chopped onion and fry for 3-4 mins.
  •  Add ginger garlic paste and cook it for 2 mins, keep steering it to ensure it does not burn.
  •  Add tomatoes and cook it for few more mins. 
  •  Add boiled toor daal in the pan and stir,simmer the flame.
  •  Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and turn off the flame.
  •  Ready to serve with rice and rotis.
daal fry cooking process

daal fry cooking process


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