Yellow Dal Fry Recipe - Simple and great tasting is all that can be said about this excellent dish.

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Main Ingredients : Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal), Ghee

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Yellow Dal Fry

Yellow Dal Fry Recipe - How to make Yellow Dal Fry


Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy


  • Split pigeon pea (toor dal/arhar dal) 1 cup

  • Ghee 4 tablespoons

  • Onion finely chopped1 medium

  • Garlic finely chopped3 cloves

  • Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat half of the ghee in a pan. Add half of the chopped onion and garlic and sauté till golden.

Step 2

Add turmeric powder, dal, two cups of water and salt to taste. Stir and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for twenty minutes.

Step 3

Add mango powder and simmer for another fifteen minutes.

Step 4

Heat the remaining ghee in another pan. Add cumin seeds. When they begin to change colour add the remaining onion and garlic and sauté till pink.

Step 5

Add red chilli powder and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 6

Add this seasoning to the dal, simmer for two minutes and remove from heat. Serve hot.

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