Jhatpat Dal Fry Recipe

Posted on April 27th, 2011 by
Jhatpat Dal Fry Recipe
Serves 4 people
20 minutes

Jhatpat dal fry is a simple yet nutritious dish can be enjoyed with rice or roti.


  1. Rinse the dals 2-3 times and pressure cook the dal with 2 cups of water
  2. Heat a deep pan on medium high, add oil.
  3. When oil is hot, add cumin seeds and wait till they crackle.
  4. Add curry leaves, chopped green chilies, ginger, garlic and asefotida. Stir for a minute.
  5. Add onions and cook until they are transclucent. It will take 3-4 minutes.
  6. Add tomatoes, garam masala and salt and mix.
  7. Add the pressure cooked dal and let it cooked covered with masala for 5 minutes stirring in between.
  8. Garnish with cilantro, delicious dal fry is ready to eat accompained with roti or rice.


  • 1 Cup Chana Dal
  • 1 Cup Yellow Moong Dal
  • 1 Cup Onions, chopped
  • 1 Cup Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • A pinch of Asefotida
  • 2-4 Curry Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoon Oil
  • 2 Green Chilies, chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger, grated
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic, grated
  • 2 Cups Water
  • Salt to Taste
  • Garnish:
  • 2 Tablespoons Cilantro (coriander leaves) chopped
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