Dal Tadka | How to make Dal Tadka

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ByMansi Negandhi Sampat
Created on 28th Apr 2017
  • Dal Tadka, How to make Dal Tadka

About Dal Tadka

Tempered with chopped garlic and cumin seeds

Dal Tadka, a succulent delicacy which is famous all over the world. Dal Tadka is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the overflow of flavours, Dal Tadka has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Mansi Negandhi Sampat is the perfect one to try at home for your family. It's a get together at home and you realise that you want to make a Dal Tadka, just the perfect situation when you realise that you need to know how to make the perfect Dal Tadka. So, at that time you can try out this delicious recipe by Mansi Negandhi Sampat. The recipe of Dal Tadkais very simple and can be made in restaurant style using a few ingredients. The time taken while preparing Dal Tadka is 10.0. This recipe of Dal Tadka is perfect to serve 3. Dal Tadka is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or night party at home. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

  • Prep Time20mins
  • Cook Time10mins
  • Serves3People
Dal Tadka

Ingredients to make Dal Tadka

  • 2 Cups Toor Dal
  • 1 medium Onion,finely chopped
  • 1 small tomato, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 3 cups water
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 5 to 6 Curry leaves
  • 2 to 3 Red chillies
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Coriander leaves
  • Asafoetida a pinch

How to make Dal Tadka

  1. Wash and rinse Toor dal. Pressure cook for 4 to 5 whistles.let it cool and mashes it well.
  2. Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds let it crack.
  3. Then add curry leaves, onion and garlic.Saute and add tomatoes.
  4. Add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder and coriander leaves.Put this mixture into above cooked and mix well.Let it be in low flame.
  5. For tempering:
  6. Heat oil, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, red chilly powder, red chillies and chopped garlic and pour in above dal. Serve hot.
My Tip: Can be servd with paratha, roti, rice, chapati or bread.Serve hot with finely chopped onions sprinkled with lemon n coriander.

Reviews for Dal Tadka (1)

Shashi Bhargava3 months ago
Very nice recipe but image is too zoomed in...