How To Make Easy and Healthy Dal Fry with Drumstick leaves – Indian Recipes–Dal Recipe

Ingredients –

  1. Cooked Dal (you can use moong dal, yellow lentil dal ) – 1 cup.
  2. Chopped tomatoes – 1 cup.
  3. Finely chopped garlic – 1 tea spoon.
  4. Chopped onions – 1/2 cup.
  5. Dry whole chilly – 1( as per your taste).
  6. Salt to taste.
  7. Mustard/cumin seeds –  1/2 tsp.
  8. Asafetida/hing powder – 2 pinch.
  9. Gram masala powder – 1 tsp.
  10. Vegetable oil/butter – 1-2 tbsp.
  11. Drumstick  leaves (clean and wash)- 1 cup.


  • Heat oil into the pan on medium flame.
  • Add cumin/mustard seeds, dry chilly and fry till it changes color. 
  • Add chopped onions, chopped garlic and cook till its become soft.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, salt to taste and hing, mix well and cook for few minutes.
  • Add drumstick leaves, mix well and cook for few minutes.
  • Add cooked dal, gram masala and mix well.
  • Cover and bring it to boil.
  • After 1-2 minutes Turn off the flame, healthy drumsticks leaves dal is ready to serve, you can adjust salt or spice as per your taste.

Note –

  • Place the soak 1/2 cup  dal along with 2 cups water, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder in a pressure cooker.
  • Cover and pressure cook on high heat for 3-4 whistles.
  • Remove from heat and mash the dal.

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