Wednesday, November 09, 2011

Dal Fry Recipe

Dry fry is basically is a Punjabi dish that is frequently cooked and liked in Gujarat of India. It is relished with home made bread that is called Bhakri, Naan and Roti. It is also added into the recipe of rice to bring variation in the plain rice. It is very nutritious food that is full of protein. In the following dal fry recipe, three different types of pulses are used that provide you different nutritious elements.

Nutrition Facts of Chana, Toor and masoor and mong Pulse
  • The one gram of chana pulse has 3.3 calories.
  • One serving of toor pulse has 194.3.
  • One serving of mung pulse has 183.4 calories.
  • 112.7gram of masoor pulse has 105 calories.
All these ingredients are very good for your health as every element has its own medical importance. They form very nutritious recipe. They not only make your food tasty but help to regulate your body systems also. They help those who want to loose weight.
  • Curry leaves (4-5)
  • Red onion (one)
  • Toor pulse (one cup)
  • Chana pulse (half cup)
  • Mung pulse (half cup)
  • Masoor pulse (half cup)
  • Ginger paste (one tablespoon)
  • Turmeric powder (one teaspoon)
  • Red chili powder (two teaspoon)
  • Coriander powder (three teaspoon)
  • Garam masala (three teaspoon)
  • Tomato (one diced)
  • Chilli paste (2 tablespoon)
  • Oil (one teaspoon)
  • Ghee or butter (two teaspoon)
  • Cinnamon (two or three sticks)
  • Bay leaves (three or four)
  • Cloves (three or four)
  • Cumin seeds (one teaspoon)
  • Cloves (two or three)
  • Mustard seeds (half cup)
Cooking Method
  1. Remove all the impurities from all the pulses separately, mix them and wash them. Avoid rubbing them with your hands because you waste the entire nutritious element in this way. Therefore, just rinse two or three times to wash them. Put them in pressure cook and slow down the flame. When they are boiled, whisk them with ladle.

  2. Pour ghee and oil both in the frying pan and heat them. Seethe mustard seeds, cinnamon sticks, cloves and bay leaves and when they splutter, add curry leaves and cumin seeds also.

  3. Add diced onions when the spices leave the ghee and oil. Then, add also tomatoes and stir for 5 minutes.

  4. Remove the lid and add in it salt, chili, tomatoes, onion, dry powders and ginger- garlic paste.

  5. Add the sauce in simmering pluses and let it boil for more 15 minutes.

  6. You can put more water if needed and can also lessen or increase the amount of spices according to your taste.
Your delicious fried dal is ready, pour it into dish to serve your guests.

You can relish your mouthwatering fry pluses dish with home made bread or plain rice. You can add also pickle and vegetarian salad in serving.

Garnishing gives gorgeous look to any dish. Your fried pulses can be garnished with ginger thin sticks. You can spread finely chopped green chilies over it.

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