Dal Fry Curry(Dal)


Tur dal - 1 cup
Onion - 1 no.
Garlic - 10 cloves
Tamarind - 1 gooseberry sized
Green chillies - 4 nos
Turmeric Powder - 1/2 tsp
Jeera seeds - 1 tbsp
Dry red chillies - 2 nos
Asafoetida - a pinch
Coriander leaves chopped


Pressure cook tur dal and mash it thoroughly. Heat a tbsp of oil in a kadai add 1 tsp of jeera seeds . Add onion, saute until transparent. Add crushed garlic and slit green chilles, fry for 3 minutes. Add turmeric powder and mashed creamy dal, mix well. Now tamarind extract is added, allow the curry to boil.Add salt.
Seasoning:- Heat oil for tadka, add jeera seeds, red chillies and  a pinch of asafoetida.
Pour this tadka to the curry,mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Dal tastes best with Jeera rice/ Plain rice.