Yellow Dal Fry Recipe

Yellow Dal Fry is a popular Indian dish made with yellow lentils cooked to perfection and tempered with aromatic spices. This comforting and flavorful dish is rich in protein and pairs well with rice or roti. The lentils are cooked until soft and then tempered with cumin seeds, mustard seeds, onions, garlic, and spices like turmeric and red chili powder. The dish is garnished with fresh coriander leaves and served hot.

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Ingredients for Yellow Dal Fry Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Yellow Lentils
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.33 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.17 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.17 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.58 Lic Cloves, Minced
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.33 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.08 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Yellow Dal Fry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the yellow lentils for 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Pressure cook the lentils with water, turmeric powder, and salt until soft.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Once they splutter, add chopped onions and garlic.
  • STEP 4.Saute until onions turn golden brown. Add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 5.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft.
  • STEP 6.Add the cooked lentils and mix well. Adjust the consistency by adding water if needed.
  • STEP 7.Simmer for 5-10 minutes until the flavors blend together.
  • STEP 8.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the lentils helps in reducing the cooking time.
  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida (hing) while tempering for extra flavor.
  • For a creamier texture, you can add a tablespoon of ghee or butter at the end.

Storage and Serving

  • Yellow Dal Fry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the dal on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the dal hot with steamed rice, jeera rice, or roti.
Nutrition
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167
calories per serving
5 g Fat8 g Protein20 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Carbs
    20g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    20g
  • Protein
    8g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    47mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    614mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    58mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    67mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    128mg
  • Selenium
    6mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp