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Dal fry

Dal Fry tops the list of comfort foods. Any day this when coupled with any simple sabzi and papad makes a complete meal. Even Dal and rotis are comfort foods as they provide the needed nutrition alongside being light to digest. I love experimenting with dal. Adding greens makes it even more healthier. This time I am sharing a simple dal recipe, which is bound to comfort you on any tiring day.

Go ahead and do try this comfort food.




Serves: 3


Tuvar Dal /Arhar Dal: 1 cup

Water: 2 cups

Tomato finely chopped: 1

Onion finely chopped: 1 small

Salt to taste.

Turmeric powder: 1 tsp

Jaggery: one small piece ( Can be replaced with sugar)

For temper:

Oil/Ghee: 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds: 1 tsp

Cumin seeds: 1 tsp

Garlic cloves: 1 small chopped

Ginger: 1 inch chopped

Green chilli: 1 slit

To Garnish:

Coriander leaves

Juice of 1 lemon.


1.Β Pressure cook the dal with enough water,turmeric powder, salt, tomatoes and a drop of oil for 3-4 whistles.

2. Heat oil in a pan, add the “to temper” items and add the dal and salt as per taste, jaggery and water, lemon juice and simmer till desired consistency. Garnish with coriander leaves.

3. Serve hot with rotis/ rice.














Hi, I am Kavita, the owner of this blog.There are many types of foodies; vegeterian, non vegetarian, eggeterian , so i thought foodies should be called "foodaterian". Hence the name.Like most of you, i too was an amateur cook who didn't know even the basics like how much water to be added to rice?. :) With time i have learned and would like to share and learn the recipes. Hope to get love and support from all you wonderful people. You can reach me at twitter:

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