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Thursday, September 29, 2011

CousCous Dal Fry(Curry)

Thought of preparing Couscous Dal Makhani(since Couscous can be done a delicious  Dal Makhani) but left with an option to try Dal Fry last night.It came out well and the result was awesome.I used  dried couscous in this preparation.Here is the recipe for U to try at home and Enjoy Indian Breads or steamed rice anytime. Enjoy cooking at home. Enjoy ur meal!.BonAppetit!.

CousCous Dal Fry(Curry)


50 gm yellow moong dal - washed well
50 gms couscous
1 tomato-chopped
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
a pinch turmeric powder
1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
1 tsp any good sambar powder
1 tsp salt or salt to taste
few curry leaves and coriander leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp coconut oil + 1 tsp ghee
650 ml water


1.Take a pressure pan,add cleanedyellow  moongdal,chopped tomato,turmeric powder,asafoetida powder,1/4 tsp cumin seeds and few coriander leaves.
2.Measure 300 ml water and add it to the pan.Mix them well and pressure cook upto 4 whistles.
3.Ghee-roast the couscous for 40 secs and keep it aside.
4.Take another pressure pan,add 2 tsp coconut oil,mustard seeds,whole red chillies(optional) and curry leaves.
5.Add the ghee-roasted coucous,add 350 ml water and leave it to boil.
6.When it begins to boil add the done yellow moongdal,sambar powder,salt,chopped coriander leaves and close the pressure pan (don't put whistle)  and let it simmer for 7 mins till the couscous becomes fluffy and done in medium flame.
7.Sprinkle a dash of ghee on top and garnish with coriander leaves.
8.This tasty CousCous Dal Fry is ready to be served with Steamed rice,Bread slices and Indian Breads.


Rinku Naveen said...

Wow! that's a yummy dal fry. Never heard of couscous dal fry.
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Priya said...

Wow quite an interesting dal fry,thanks for sharing.

Ammu's said...

It's a new dish to me.. Yummy.

Kalyani's Platter said...

new one to me .. looks delicious .....

SouthIndianHome said...

Nice innovative curry .Looks delicious

divya said...

omg...this is absolutely delicious..:)

varsha said...

lovely recipe-couscous adds a new dimension to the humble daal !