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Oct 12, 2006

Dhal fry


1 cup Thoor dhal
2 teaspoons Oil
1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
One Onion medium sized – diced, not too small.
2 Tomatoes – diced, not too small
1/2-tablespoon Jeera (cumin) seeds
1 teaspoon Dhania powder - Dhania roasted and powdered
1 teaspoon Cumin powder (optional)
1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
1/2-1 teaspoon Ginger paste (optional)
A few Green Chillies (depending on how hot you want the dhal fry)
A few Curry leaves and handful of Cilantro.
Lime Juice – (According to your taste)


Cook Dhal and keep separately. Heal oil and add mustard seeds, after it sputters, add Jeera, ginger paste, curry leaves and green chilies. Then, add onion and sauté. When it’s done, add tomatoes and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add the cumin powder, dhania powder, turmeric and salt. Stir for 5 minutes or until these blends in. Now add the cooked dhal. Stir well. If you want the dhal to be a little sourer, add lime and stir. Garnish with cilantro. This dhal fry can be served with Rice or Chapathis.


1. This dhal fry can be made even without onion. Just saute tomatoes and add other ingredients.
2. Do not boil the Dhal after its been added. Just stir till it mixes well.
3. You can use red chillie powder instead of green chillies.


Anonymous said...

I saw all the recipes and my mouth is watering.

Can you post a recipe for making something out of sprouted dhal?(any dhal). my son can eat a gravy out of it and i think i will like a salad made with it. There are so many recipes and i want u to tell me the most simplest and easiest way to cook and eat them.


Mythreyee said...

thanks a bunch.

will sure post recipes using sprouted moong.