Lentil Dill Fry


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Lentil Dill Fry, cooked chana dal with a tempering of onions and  spices, this piquant dish is sure to your taste buds. Dill is an excellent source of iron.

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Something unusual, something absolutely delicious! Dill is an excellent source of iron.

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

Method
  1. Clean, wash and soak the chana dal in water for 2 hours. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Add the turmeric powder, salt and 1½ cups of water and pressure cook till done.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, add the cloves and cinnamon and sauté for a few seconds.
  4. Add the onions and sauté till they turn translucent, add the dill leaves and fry till colour changes to a bright green. Sprinkle little water on it.
  5. Add the chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger-garlic paste and tomatoes and cook over a medium flame while stirring continuously till the oil separates from the masala.
  6. Add the dal and bring to a boil.
  7. Serve hot.

Tips
  1. Note: Do not over fry the dill. This will darken it making the dish less attractive in its visual presentation.
Nutrient values per serving
CarbohydratesEnergyProteinFatIron
20.2 gm. 158 cal. 6.8 gm. 5.5 gm. 2.7 mg.
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loves cookingJuly 15, 2014

Dill may have a little strong flavour but the presence of dal mellows down the flavour of dill. It gives an international flavour to the indian dal.

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Reviewed July 15, 2014by loves cooking

Dill may have a little strong flavour but the presence of dal mellows down the flavour of dill. It gives an international flavour to the indian dal.

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