Kerala Dhal Fry


Kerala Dhal Fry

Easy to prepare and tastes best with ghee rice
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 3 people



  • Cook toor dhal in a pressure cooker with some water, turmeric, one green chilly and sliced onion.
  • Grind grated coconut, garlic and aniseed to a smooth paste and add this to the cooked dhal.
  • Add tomatoes and some water to the dhal mixture. Add required salt and cook for a few minutes until boiling starts. Remove from fire.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds. Add slit green chilly, chopped onion and curry leaves. Saute for sometime until the onion turns golden brown.
  • Pour the cooked dhal mixture into the pan and stir well. Remove from fire. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Kerala dhal fry is ready and serve hot.
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Response (1)
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    priya jose January 10, 2012

    I cnt imagine that i cud make out such a delicious dhal hubbys favorite…it was yummy….easy for the beginners…thanks a lot

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