Dal Fry (Spicy Fried Lentil Soup)
1/4 cup red lentils
1/4 cup yellow moong dal (Whole green gram )
1/8 cup masoor dal (red gram )
1/8 cup channa dal (chickpeas )
1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
3/4 cup onion (finely chopped)
1/3 cup tomatoes (chopped)
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
4 tablespoon ghee
salt to taste
3-4 hot green chilies
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon mustard seed
2/3 teaspoon garlic paste
2/3 teaspoon ginger paste
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
2 tablespoon coriander (chopped)
1 Mix and wash thoroughly all Dals (lentils). Soak
for 15 minutes. Cook slowly in medium heat until half
2 Heat ½ of ghee and fry onions. Add all of
the spices until onions are fried until light golden
3 Add the onion and mixture to Dals (lentils) and
cook until done.
4 Heat remaining ghee in a small saucepan on a high.
Add all of all the garnish except Cilantro and lemon
juice and fry for few more seconds.
5 Add lemon juice and chopped coriander to Dal. Pour
fried garnish to Dal. Serve hot with roti or rice.