Dal fry is a popular Indian lentil recipe which is popularly made using pigeon pea lentils, onions, tomatoes and spices.
The dal fry has a onion-tomato base making it delicious, creamy yellow lentils and is mildly spiced and slightly tangy to taste.
Dal fry recipe tastes more like lentil recipe served in restaurants.
Dal fry is typically prepared with arhar dal also known as tur, toovar or yellow lentils or pigeon pea lentils. You may also use masoor dal , the pink or orange lentils or moong dal, the mung lentils to make this recipe.
Both Dal fry and Dal tadka are two popular dal dishes served in almost every Indian restaurants.
Dal fry is not thin but usually has a medium to a thick consistency. You can adjust the amount of water you wish to have when you prepare it.
These two dal recipes are also famous in the road side Dhabas which are common on the highways as roadside eateries of India. The dals served in the Dhaba have a different taste.