Dal Fry



1 cup Mixed dal ( Washed & soaked for an hour and pressure cooked for 3 whistles)

1 packet Maggi bhuna masala (with ginger-garlic)

1 tsp Ghee.

1 tsp Jeera.

3 Green chillies finely chopped.

1/2 tsp Haldi (turmeric) powder.

1 tsp Garam masala powder.

1 tbsp Butter.

2 tbsp chopped Corriander leaves.

For the Tempering:(Optional)

1 tsp Oil/Ghee.

2 Red chillies.


Heat ghee in a kadhai,add jeera,let it splutter then add green chillies.

Add entire packet of  Maggi bhuna masala (with ginger-garlic).

Let it cook for a minute,Add cooked dal ,haldi and salt to it.Mix well.

Let one boil come,add garam masala powder and chopped corriander leaves.

Add little water if required,consistency of this dal is thick.

While serving top up with little butter and chopped corriander leaves.

If desired dal can be tempered with ghee and red chillies.

Serve hot with Jeera rice,steam rice or paratha of your choice.

Tip:I have used mix dal for this recipe,I buy a packet of mixed dal which has all types of dal in it,if you don’t have it,you can mix together 2 tbsp of each type of dal that you have at home,moong dal,chana dal,toovar dal,urad dal,masoor dal,etc.

If not same recipe can be done with only  toovar da l(pigeon pea) also

Happy Cooking !!!


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