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Soul Satisfying Aloo Dal Recipe

Updated: Mar 28, 2022

A simple dal recipe that packs a big punch, and one that our family devours


4 medium boiled potatoes

1 tsp coriander

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp red chili

½ tsp turmeric

1 ½ tsp salt

5 ½ cups water

1 bay leaf

1 tbsp cooking oil

3 eggs

2 tbsp cooking oil

1 tsp panch phoron

6-7 garlic

½ cup sliced onion

4-5 green chilies

2 dry red chilies

½ tsp roasted cumin

3 tbsp fresh coriander


1. Mash the boiled potatoes

2. Add coriander, cumin, red chili, and turmeric

3. Salt to taste

4. Pour water and mix well

5. Transfer the potato puree to a large pot

6. Add a bay leaf

7. Simmer for 15-20 minutes on medium heat

8. Stir continuously

9. In a separate pan, drizzle cooking oil and add whisked egg

10. Salt to taste

11. Remove the egg from the pan once fried

12. Drizzle cooking oil in pan

13. Fry panch phoron, garlic, and sliced onion

14. Stir in fresh green chilies and dry red chilies

15. Saute until onions are brown

16. Transfer the sauteed onions and spices to the pot with aloo

17. Add the fried eggs

18. Sprinkle roasted cumin

19. Garnish with fresh coriander

20. Ready to enjoy!


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