1 cup yellow moong dal
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tomato, finely chopped
2 green chilies, chopped
1/2 teaspoon ginger, julienne
1 teaspoon garlic, finely chopped
4 pieces of garlic cloves
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
1 teaspoon red chili powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon Kasturi Methi (Fenugreek leaves)
2 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
2 tablespoon cooking oil
Salt to taste
How to make Dal Fry
. Wash yellow moong dal 2-3 times in running water. Drain the water from dal and put the dal in pressure cooker.
. Add 2 cups water in pressure cooker. Make sure water is just above the dal.
. Add garlic cloves, salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder and pressure cook it for about 7 to 8 minutes. Leave pressure cooker lid closed till all the pressure is gone.
. Once you open the lid add some water and blend dal till it becomes medium smooth. Finely chop onion, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, green chilies and coriander leaves.
. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. Let them cook for 15-20 seconds. When seeds begin to crackle, add chopped onion and green chilies and stir fry till onion is slightly cooked. Now add tomatoes, chopped garlic Ginger Julian and little salt to taste. Cook it for 2-3 minutes till onion turns pink.
. Now add dal, red chili powder, turmeric powder, water, Kasturi Methi, Coriander leaves and cook them well for 4-5 minutes.
. Dal Fry is now ready.