Daal Fry

Daal fry and Jeera Rice is a ultimate combination of meal. It is very easy to make. Daal fry goes well with roti too. Lets learn how to make daal fry with Archana.


1 cup toor daal
1 big onion, finely chopped
1 big tomato, finely chopped
salt to taste
1/4 tsp garam masala
2 tbsps ghee
1/2 tsp garlic paste
2 green chillies, slit lenghtwise
pinch of hing
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp lemon juice
coriander leaves, for garnishing


1: Pressure cook daal in such a way that it should not be mashed totally.

2: Heat ghee in a pan, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, turmeric powder, green chillies, onions and fry till the onions are transluscent.

3: Then add tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes releases their moisture.

4: Now add garlic paste, garam masala, red chilli powder and saute for 1 minute.

5: Finally add cooked daal, salt, and mix well. Add little water if needed. Let it simmer on medium flame for few minutes. Add lemon juice, mix and turn off the heat.

6: Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with jeera rice or roti.

Archana's Kitchen- Indian Vegetarian Cooking: Jeera Rice

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