Dhaba Style Dal Fry Recipe

Dhaba Style Dal Fry Recipe

25 mins
2-3 people
15 mins

Dhaba Style Dal Fry


½ Cup Chana Dal

½ Cup Yellow Dal

½ Cup White Urad Dal

1 Tsp Salt

1 Tsp Turmeric

1 Tbsp Mustard Oil

For Tempering

1 Tbsp Butter

1 Cup Chopped Onion

2 Nos Red Chilly Whole

2 Nos Cinnamon

     1 Tsp Cumin

     1 Tsp Green Chilly Julienne

     1 Tsp Ginger Chopped

     1 Tsp Slit Green Chillies

     1 Tsp Coriander Powder

     1 Tsp Roasted Cumin Powder

     1 Tsp garam Masala

     1 Tsp Hing

     1 Tsp Red Chilly Powder

     1 Tsp Kasoori Methi

    For Garnish

    1 Tsp Ghee

    1 Tbsp Chopped Coriander

    ½ Lemon Juice

     1 Tsp Ginger Julienne

     1 Tsp Green Chilly


  • Soak All the dal separately for at least 3 hours
  • Mix all the dal with double the quantity of water
  • Add turmeric, salt and mustard oil
  • Boil in a pressure cooker for 2 whistles

For tadka

  • Heat butter in a pan, when half melted
  • Add chopped onion and cook till light brown
  • Add red chilly whole, cinnamon, cumin, green chilies one by one
  • Now put ginger chopped, green chillies, chopped and slit green chilies
  • Now add chopped tomatoes and saute well
  • Add coriander powder, roasted jeera powder, garam masala powder
  • While it is cooking add hing, red chilly powder and Kasoori methi and cook further
  • Add boiled dal and mix it well on medium flame, adjust the seasoning
  • Finish the dal with ghee, chopped coriander, lemon juice and julienne of green chilly and ginger