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Tur-Shengdana Dal Fry

  • How to make toovar/tur dal fry with groundnut:

  • Ingredients:
          1. Oil (1 tblspn)
          2. Tur/Toovar Dal (1-2 small bowl)
          3. Garlic cloves (4-5 no)
          4. Kasuri Methi/Dry fenugreek leaves
          5. Tomato (1 no)
          6. Curry leaves 
          7. Green chillies (3-4 no)
          8. Turmeric powder
          9. Mustard seeds
         10. Cumin seeds
         11. Onion (1 no chopped)
         12. Ginger (less than half inch)
         13. Coriander leaves to garnish
         14. Salt to taste
         15. Groundnut/peanuts (half or less than half small bowl)
         16. Water (1-2 cups for cooking)

  • Preparation & Cooking:
          1. Clean the toovar/tur dal & place it in the pressure cooker.
          2. Crush the ginger & garlic (do not grind in mixer),add in the cooker.
          3. Add curry leaves,turmeric powder,peanuts,chopped green chillies & tomato,
              1 tspn of kasuri methi in the cooker.
          4. Add water say1-2 cups of water. Steam cook the dal till 2-3 whistles.
          5. Let the cooker cool down, do not churn the dal keep it as it is.
          6. Heat oil in a wok/kadhai, add the mustard & cumin seeds.
          7. Add the chopped onion & saute till it is brown in color.
          8. Add the cooked dal, add salt to taste. Mix well.
          9. Give it a boil & garnish with coriander leaves.
         10. The dal fry is ready, serve with roti & steamed rice.

  • Servings: Four-Five.

       Instead of making the toovar dal fry the regular way, I tried making this dal fry with
       groundnut & kasuri methi. It tasted really good. You all try this recipe & do share
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