Categories Lentils and Beans

Egg Dal Recipe

Learn this mouthwatering recipe of mixed dal with eggs to give an ordinary dish of pulses a delicious twist. Check it out the Egg Dal Recipe here!!

Egg Dal Recipe
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[one_fourth]Prep Time: 10 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Cook Time: 50 minutes[/one_fourth] [one_fourth]Servings: 5[/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last]Difficulty Level:Easy [/one_fourth_last]


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  • 1 cup toor dal(lentils),
  • 3 eggs,
  • 2 small onions,
  • 2 small tomatoes,
  • 5 garlic flakes,
  • 1 inch ginger,
  • 1 pinch cumin seeds,
  • 1 pinch asafetida,
  • ¼ tsp garam masala(hot spice mix),
  • ¼ tsp turmeric,
  • 1 tsp red chilly powder,
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • salt to taste.

[/tab] [tab]Yield: 5 servings

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Step 1

Soak the dal in some water for ten minutes.

Step 2

Then put it in a pressure cooker and cook for another twelve minutes or three whistles on a slow flame.

Step 3

Remove from the cooker and mash it up with a spoon.

Step 4

Finely chop the onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic each separately and keep it aside.

Step 5

Now take a pan and heat up the oil. When the oil is very hot add the cumin seeds and sauté till golden brown.

Step 6

Now add the asafetida powder and sauté briefly.

Step 7

Add the onions and sauté till golden brown.

Step 8

Then add the ginger and garlic and sauté till an aroma begins to rise.

Step 9

Next add the tomatoes and sauté till the oil begins to leave the edges of the pan.

Step 10

Now add the turmeric, garam masala and red chilly powder and sauté till the raw smell of the masala leaves.

Step 11

Now pour in the dal and add salt to taste. Cook for two minutes and then break the eggs and add them to the dal itself.

Step 12

Stir well so that the egg too blends with the dal. Stir for a minute and remove from heat.

Step 13

The eggs will get completely cooked in the heat of the dal itself. Garnish with coriander leaves. Egg Dal is ready to serve.

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  • Serve with roti.

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