Mix Dal Tadka | How to make Mix Dal Tadka

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By Farheen Banu
Created on 7th Aug 2015
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About Mix Dal Tadka

Recipe inspired by foodie Monal Patel

Mix Dal Tadka is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Mix Dal Tadka in your kitchen. This recipe requires few minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Mix Dal Tadka by Farheen Banu has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Mix Dal Tadka at home without any difficulty. Mix Dal Tadka is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Mix Dal Tadka would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Mix Dal Tadka this weekend. Share your Mix Dal Tadka cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Farheen Banu for inputs. In case you have any queries for Mix Dal Tadka you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Farheen Banu. You can also rate the Mix Dal Tadka and give feedback.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time30mins
  • Serves6People
Mix Dal Tadka

Ingredients to make Mix Dal Tadka

  • 1) Moong dal/green gram dal - 1/3 cup
  • 2) Udad dal/black dal - 1/3 cup
  • 3) Toor dal/pigeon peas split - 1/3 cup
  • 4) Onions 2 diced
  • 5) Tomatoes 1 diced
  • 6) Whole spices( pepper corns cloves cinnamon and cardamom)
  • 7) Grated ginger 1 tbsp
  • 8) Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp
  • 9) Red chili powder 1/2 tsp
  • 10) Coriander powder - 2 tsps
  • 11) Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • 12) Garlic chopped - 5-6
  • 13) Salt to taste
  • For Tadka/Tempering: 1) Ghee + Oil - 1+1 tbsp
  • 2) Curry leaves 10-12
  • 3) Green chilies finley sliced - 2
  • 4) Cumin 1 tsp
  • 5) Dry red chilies 4-5
  • 6) Garlic finely sliced 5-6
  • 7) Coriander chopped - 2 tbsp
  • 8) Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp

How to make Mix Dal Tadka

  1. Wash and soak moong, urad and toor dals and soak them in warm water for 30mins
  2. In a pressure cooker add 1 tbsp oil, add cumin as it turns dark add the whole spices.
  3. Add chopped onions and garlic, saute for 5mins.
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and grated ginger, saute for 5-7mins on medium flame.
  5. Now add spices, turmeric, chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala.
  6. Next add soak dals with enough water and cook till 4 whistle on medium flame.
  7. Open the cooker add few curry leaves and sliced green chilies, salt to taste and water to adjust consistency and let it boil for 5 mins.
  8. While the dal is getting boiled start preparing tadka.
  9. In a small pan add 2 tbsp oil, as it heats add 2 tsp cumin. let it get a little dark, lower the flame and add sliced garlic. Saute till golden,
  10. Turn off the gas and add whole red chilies. Remove from flame add red chili powder and 1 tbsp ghee to the tadka.
  11. Now finally remove dal in a serving bowl. Pour hot tadka over the dal and garnish with chopped green chilies and coriander leaves.
  12. Serve hot with parathas, rotis and steamed rice.
My Tip: For Dhaba style flavor give a charcoal smoke by heating a charcoal and dropping few drops of ghee on hot charcoal.

Reviews for Mix Dal Tadka (9)

Leena bhatt8 months ago
pls send recipes without onion & garlic
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Anjana Patil9 months ago
Nice
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Anju Maingia year ago
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Maisha Kukrejaa year ago
my favourite!
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Pragya Dowlania year ago
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Priyadarshini Kulkarni2 years ago
this recipe makes mouthwatering dal. thanks farheen banu for sharing :blush:
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Priya Parekh2 years ago
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Aashwita Lal2 years ago
Looks amazing :D will it still taste good without onions and garlic?
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Ritu Sharma2 years ago
Sounds simply beautiful! Nothing beats homecooked dal and rotis.
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