Dal Fry -- SK Khazana

Comfort food at its best – a bowl full of hot dal dry and jeera rice, what more can one ask for after a tiring day This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Dal Fry -- SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Toor dal
Cuisine Indian
Course Dals and Kadhis
Prep Time 26-30 minutes
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Dal Fry -- SK Khazana

  • 3/4 cup Toor dal


  1. Wash toor dal with sufficient water and drain.
  2. Heat a pressure cooker, add split Bengal gram, split skinless green gram and washed toor dal. Add salt, ½ tsp turmeric powder and 3½ cups water, cover the cooker and cook under pressure till 4-5 whistles are released.
  3. Meanwhile, finely chop onions and green chillies.
  4. For the tadka, heat oil and ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds and let their colour change.
  5. Add asafoetida, dried red chillies, garlic, ginger, curry leaves and green chillies, mix and sauté on high heat till garlic turns golden.
  6. Add onions, mix and saute till golden brown.
  7. Open the lid of the pressure cooker and mash the cooked gram mixture with a masher.
  8. Add tomatoes to the onion mixture and sauté on high heat till they soften.
  9. Add red chilli powder, remaining turmeric powder, cumin powder and salt and mix well and cook till the mixture is pulpy.