Fried Dhal Curry

Fried Dhal Curry

A popular Indian twist to the traditional dhal curry, the whole fried grains gives it a delicious texture while the sautéed curry spices provide a rich aroma and spicy taste to this dish.

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


  • 400gms Dhal
  • 2 Knorr Cubes
  • 1 Onion finely sliced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic sliced finely
  • 1 Green Chili finely sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon Astra
  • 1 Inch piece of Rampe Leaf
  • 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  • ½ Teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 Tablespoon Roasted Curry Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Chili Powder
  • A small piece of Goaraka
  • 1 Teaspoon Fenugreek seeds
  • Salt to taste
  • 200ml Thick Coconut Milk


  • Using no oil, toast the dhal in a pan till it turns golden.
  • In another pan, add the Astra and temper together the onion, garlic, green chilies, rampe, curry leaves and fenugreek seeds and temper till fragrant.
  • 3.Then add the toasted dhal and all the other ingredients and bring to a boil. Finally add the Knorr cube and salt to taste. Serve hot
  • Chef’s Tip:

    Cooking this curry till all the liquid is evaporated makes it more delicious.