Devilled Dhal with Cashews and Green Peas

Devilled Dhal with Cashews and Green Peas

Deep fried cashew, green peas and onions tempered with selected spices, mixed in a soft and creamy dhal mixture. A colourful dish that looks and tastes great with a variety of textures in every bite.

  • Recipe serves:6
  • Preparation Time10 Minutes
  • Cooking Time20 Minutes


  • 150gms Dhal
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 Teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 2 Knorr Cubes
  • Water as required
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Astra
  • 1 Tablespoon chilie pieces
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seed
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon Sugar
  • For Frying
  • 2 Onions finely sliced
  • 1 Cup Cashews
  • 1 Cup Green Peas
  • 1 Cup Curry leaves
  • Oil (For deep frying)


  • Boil the dhal with turmeric and chili powder and once it’s boiled, mix in a Knorr cube.
  • Next deep fry the cashews, onions, green peas and curry leaves and leave aside.
  • In another pan melt the Astra and fry the mustard seeds till they start to crackle. Then add the chili pieces, sugar and cumin seeds and fry well. Stir in the dhal mixture and the fried ingredients. Mix well and serve hot.