Vidhu's kitchen: Masoor Dal Fry

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Masoor Dal Fry


Masoor dal       : 1 cup
Chopped onion  : 1/4 cup
Tomato              : 2
Green chilly        : 1 
Red chilly powder : 1 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder  : 1 tsp 
Garam masala powder  : 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder
Grated ginger       : a pinch
Chopped garlic    : 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves 
Fresh cream        : 1 tbsp

For seasoning

Ghee   : 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds  : 1 tsp
Curry leaves


Wash and soak masoor dal for 1 hour.
Cook masoor dal in a pressure cooker with 1 1/2 cups water and with little salt for 3 whistles.
Heat ghee in a pan,add the seasoning.
Now add green chilly,grated ginger,red chilly powder,coriander powder,turmeric powder and fry for few seconds.
Add onions,chopped tomatoes and fry.
Add the cooked dal and required salt to this mixture and let it cook on low flame for 10 minutes. 
Finally add fresh cream and switch off the flame.
Serve hot with rotis.. 

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