Dal Tadka

By Suktara Pereira  |  7th May 2017  |  
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About Dal Tadka Recipe

This delicious dal tadka is a comfort food you can have in any meal.

Dal Tadka, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Dal Tadka is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Suktara Pereira. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Dal Tadka is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Dal Tadka recipe by Suktara Pereira. Dal Tadka can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Dal Tadka just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Dal Tadka can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Dal Tadka.

Dal Tadka

Ingredients to make Dal Tadka

  • 100 gm - Arahar dal
  • 4 Pods - Crushed garlic
  • 2 - Red Dry Whole Chilies
  • 1/4tsp - cumin Seeds
  • 1/4tsp - turmeric Powder
  • 1/2tsp - salt
  • 1/8tsp - asafoetida Powder
  • 1tbs - Chopped Fresh coriander Leaves ( for garnish )
  • 2tsp - ghee
  • 1-2 cups - water

How to make Dal Tadka

  1. Wash and soak arahar dal for 30-40mins.
  2. Pressure cook with 1/2 cup of water, 1/4tsp turmeric powder and salt for 5 whistles.
  3. In a kadai / pan heat 2tsp ghee. Add garlic and let it turn deep brown then add cumin seeds, asafoetida and red chilies. Fry until fragrant.
  4. Add the boiled dal over the tadka and add water to dilute if the dal is too thick. Boil for 6-7mins.
  5. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with steamed rice or paratha.

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