Apr 23, 2009

Dhal Tadka


Tadka is a generic term which refers to adding the spices to the hot oil or Ghee and then adding this tadka into your dish.


Ingredients needed :
  • Toor dhal - 3/4 cup
  • Moong dhal - 1/4 cup
  • Tomato, Chopped - 1 cup
  • Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Dhania powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Jeera Powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Oil - little
  • Lemon Juice - little
  • Salt - to taste.
For Tadka :
  • Onion - 1
  • Garlic clove, Chopped - 2
  • Ginger, Grated - little
  • Cumin Seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Hing powder - little
  • Curry Leaves - one string
  • Green chili - 1 
For Garnish :

Chopped Coriander leaves

Method :

Clean, wash dals add tomatoes, turmeric , water and pressure cook till done.. once the pressure is released, Whisk the mixture a little bit. Heat a kadai add Cooked dal mixture + salt + dhaniya powder + Jeera powder and bring it to boil then a add lemon juice and transfer it to the serving bowl ..

In the same kadai clean it with water then heat it again add oil + mustard and cumin seeds + green chili + ginger garlic grated + curry leaves + hing powder + onion and fry it for few mins..once done add it to the cooked dal and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

    3 comments:

    1. Combo of Moong and Toor dhal wow that so much protein in the dish... Looks yummy!!!

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    2. This is comfort food! Perfect with rice..

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