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Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Dhal Fry (using Microwave)

'Dhal Fry' is a well known dish in India esp it best- accompanies Steamed Rice or Chapati or Roti.This tasty Dhal Curry can be done Using Microwave Cooking very easily which most of us don't try.Try this at home and Enjoy Easy Cooking at home.Bon Appetit!.

Dhal Fry (using Microwave) - Simple Dhal Curry that accompanies Chapati or Roti

100 gm Toordhal - washed well
1 small sized onion - half sliced and half chopped fine
1 tomato-chopped
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
a pinch turmeric powder
1/4 tsp asafoetida powder
2 green chilli-slit legthwise
5 garlic pearls-peeled - optional
1 tsp salt or salt to taste
3 whole red chillies
few curry leaves and coriander leaves
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp refined oil + 1 tsp coconut oil
2 tsp ghee
700 ml water

1.Take a microwave-safe bowl,add cleaned toordhal,sliced onion,chopped tomato,turmeric powder,asafoetida powder,green chillies,1/4 tsp cumin seeds,few coriander leaves and garlic pearls.
2.Measure 700 ml water and add it to the bowl.Mix them well and microwave them on high for 25 mins - keeping it covered.(mix it once after 15th min)
3.Take another bowl,add 2 tsp refined oil + 1 tsp coconut oil,chopped onions,mustard seeds,remaining (1/2 tsp) cumin seeds,whole red chillies and curry leaves.Microwave this on high for 2 mins.Take the bowl out and add the seasoning(tadka) to the step 2 dhal gravy bowl.Mix Dhal  well.
4.Sprinkle ghee on top and garnish with coriander leaves.M/W this on high for 2 mins.Take it out after a min.
5.Now this tasty Dhal Fry is ready to be served with Steamed rice,Bread slices and Indian Breads.


Anonymous said...

simple and delicious!

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Hi Joshi,Thanks for dropping in.

Deguide said...

Looks Yummy, got to tell my wifey to cook

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Hi Deguide,nice to hear from U.Thanks for dropping in.