daal arhar

Arhar Daal Fry / फ्राई अरहर दाल

Arhar daal fry
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Arhar Daal Fry

Daal is all time recipe, you can have daal with rice and chapati. Arhar Daal / Pigeon pea with rice and desi ghee feels yummy. Daal is important part of meal and full of protein specially for vegetarian person.
Course Dinner, Indian, Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine dinner, Indian, lunch, Main
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 0.347kcal


  • Pressure Cooker
  • Kadhai / Fry Pan
  • Big Spoon
  • Knife
  • Bowl


  • 1 cup Arhar Daal
  • 1 tsp Turmeric (haldi) powder
  • 1 unit Tomato, chopped
  • 1 unit onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, cut into 3 pieces
  • 1 tsp Desi Ghee or Oil

Salt as per taste

  • 4 cup Water
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • 1 unit whole red chilly


  • Take 1 cup of arhar daal / Pigeon Pea.
    arhar daal
  • Wash arhar dal and put it into a cooker.
    daal into cooker
  • Add 4 cup of water and turmeric and salt, cover the cooker with lid. Flame of gas should be high, Give 2 whistle on the high flame and 2 on the low flame
    cooker with salt
  • Take kadhai or fry pan and put 1 tsp desi ghee in a kadhai or frying pan.
    Kadai with Ghee
  • Once the desi ghee becomes hot put cumin seed in the kadhai when it starts crackling after that add chopped garlic after 10 sec similarly adds chopped onion and whole red chilly.
    desi ghee with jeera
  • Fry the onion and garlic till it becomes brown. Add asafoetida in the kadhai (fry pan).
    spices in kadai
  • Add the chopped tomato in the kadhai (fry pan) and add a small amount salt, fit for added tomato, fry the tomato.
    Tomato in kadai
  • Place the lid on the kadhai so that the tomato will be properly cooked.
    Remove the lid after 30 seconds and mash the tomato with a spatula.
    Do not make juice of tomato mixture.
  • Once the tomato is cooked, add the cooked arhar daal in the kadhai (fry pan).
    Add 1/4 tsp mango (amchur) powder (optional).
    add daal in kadai
  • Place the lid of kadhai for 30 seconds.
  • As arhar daal is ready to eat. Shift the daal in the serving bowl and add coriander leaves.
    daal is ready
  • You can also add coriander leaves in the last step. Arhar Daal Fry is ready, Enjoy Arhar Daal Fry with chapati and rice.
    daal arhar


Arhar Daal Fry with rice and 1 tsp of desi ghee gives immense pleasure while eating. Enjoy the food.


Serving: 100grams | Calories: 0.347kcal

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