Dal Fry


– ½ cup split red lentils
– ¼ cup split yellow lentils
– 2½ cups water
– 1″ piece ginger, minced
– 2 green chillies, finely chopped
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– ¼ tsp haldi
– 1 onion, chopped
– 1 tomato, chopped
– ¼ tsp mustard seeds
– 4 dried red chillies
– 1½ tbsp oil
– few cilantro leaves, chopped
– salt to taste


– Boil the lentils in water salt and haldi for about 15 to 20 minutes or until it becomes soft.
– Mash the lentils till it becomes creamy. If the lentil mixture looks too dry, put some water.
– Heat the oil in a pan. Put the mustard seeds and red chillies.
– Put the onion, ginger, garlic and green chillies and fry for 2 minutes.
– Put the tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes.
– Put the lentils and mix thoroughly. Cook for sometime.
– Garnish with cilantro.
– Ready to serve.

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