Chicken Dal Tadka | How to make Chicken Dal Tadka

By Arpita Parmar  |  17th Mar 2017  |  
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About Chicken Dal Tadka Recipe

My version of Dhaba style Dal tadka..Its simple to make but lipsmacking in taste.

Chicken Dal Tadka is a delicious dish which is enjoyed by the people of every age group. The recipe by Arpita Parmar teaches how to make Chicken Dal Tadka step by step in detail. This makes it easy to cook Chicken Dal Tadka in your kitchen at home. This recipe can be served to 2 people. You can find this dish at most restaurants and you can also prepare Chicken Dal Tadka at home. This amazing and mouthwatering Chicken Dal Tadka takes 60 minutes for the preparation and 30 minutes for cooking. The aroma of this Chicken Dal Tadka is so tempting that makes you want to eat it. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for special occasion then Chicken Dal Tadka is a good option for you. The flavour of Chicken Dal Tadka is palatable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Chicken Dal Tadka and impress your family and friends.

Chicken Dal Tadka

Ingredients to make Chicken Dal Tadka

  • Whole Green moong dal - 1 cup ( soaked 6- 8 hrs)
  • chana dal - 1 handful (soaked 3-4 hrs)
  • chicken with bone - 250 grams
  • onion - 2 medium sized (thinnly sliced)
  • ginger - 1 inch piece
  • garlic - 7-8 cloves
  • green chillies - 1-2 ( more for extra spicy)
  • tomato - 2 medium sized (grind to paste)
  • turmeric powder - 1 teaspoon
  • red chilli powder - 1/2 tablespoon
  • coriander Powder - 1/2 tablespoon
  • cumin Powder - 1/2 tablespoon
  • chicken Masala Powder - 1/2 tablespoon
  • lime Juice - 1-2 teaspoo
  • salt - as per taste
  • oil - 2-3 tablespoon
  • coriander leaves - 1 small bunch
  • For tempering
  • cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
  • Whole dry red chillies - 2-3
  • cinnamon Stick - 1 inch piece
  • cloves - 2-3
  • cardamom - 1

How to make Chicken Dal Tadka

  1. Take Whole Green Moong Dal and Chana Dal in a pressure cooker and cook for 5- 6 whistles on medium heat ( OR more till the lentils are completely cooked).When cool lightly mash the dals and set aside.
  2. Marinate the washed chicken pieces with turmeric, red chilli, coriander powder,cumin seeds powder and lime juice.
  3. Now take a Non-stick pan or kadhai and heat 2 tablespoon oil in it. Add thinnly sliced onion and a pinch of salt and fry till the onion becomes soft and turns golden.
  4. In the mean time in a mixer grinder add remaining onion, ginger, garlic, green chillies and half of coriander leaves and make a paste.
  5. Now add the paste into the pan and fry for another 5 mins .Add the Chicken pieces and keep frying on low heat so that it coats well with all the masalas for 8-10 mins or till oil separates.Now add tomato paste and Cover and cook till its half cooked.
  6. Lastly Add the mashed boiled dals and add salt as per taste.Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes. Keep checking in between it should not stick to bottom of pan( if required add little water)
  7. In a Tadka pan heat 1 tbsp oil/ ghee and add cumin seeds, dry red chillies, cinnamon, cloves and cardamon.When they start to splutter add it to the dal.
  8. Garnish with Coriander Leaves and serve hot with Roti/ Rice.

Reviews for Chicken Dal Tadka (1)

Diksha Wahi2 years ago

Wow unique and diff!

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