Tur-Shengdana Dal Fry


by: Tri Shakti

This is a simple dal fry preparation. Shengdana/groundnut is added to have a different taste.


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serves: 4-5

1 tbsp Oil

1-2 c Tur/Toovar Dal

4-5 cloves Garlic

leaves Kasuri Methi/Dry fenugreek

1 Tomato

leaves Curry

3-4 Green chillies

Turmeric powder

Mustard seeds

Cumin seeds

1 Onion (chopped)

Ginger (less than half inch)

leaves Coriander to garnish

Salt to taste

Groundnut/peanuts (half or less than half small bowl)

1-2 Water (for cooking)

Nutrition Facts
Tur-Shengdana Dal Fry

Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount per Serving

Calories: 226

  • Total Fat: 13.4 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 1.8 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Sodium: 54.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.6 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 6 g
  •     Sugars: 6.2 g
  • Protein: 9 g

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1.  Clean the toovar/tur dal & place it in the pressure cooker.

2.  Crush the ginger & garlic (do not grind in mixer),add in the cooker.

3.  Add curry leaves,turmeric powder,peanuts,chopped green chillies & tomato,1 tspn of kasuri methi in the cooker.

4.  Add water say1-2 cups of water. Steam cook the dal till 2-3 whistles.

5.  Let the cooker cool down, do not churn the dal keep it as it is.

6.  Heat oil in a wok/kadhai, add the mustard & cumin seeds.

7.  Add the chopped onion & saute till it is brown in color.

8.  Add the cooked dal, add salt to taste. Mix well.

9.  Give it a boil & garnish with coriander leaves.

10.  The dal fry is ready, serve with roti & steamed rice.

Cooks' note:
You can also add some lemon juice or tamarind juice once the dal is ready.

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