Daal Tadka

Daal Tadka
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 118.9
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.1 mg
  • Sodium: 479.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.6 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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Indian lentil soup. Indian lentil soup.
Number of Servings: 6


    *chana dal, 0.50 cup
    *moong dal, 0.50 cup
    *Indian, Masoor Dal (Pink/Orange; 1cup), 0.5 cup
    Garlic, 2 clove
    *Green Chilli, 1 whole
    *Cumin seed, 1 tbsp
    *Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1.5 tbsp ( alternatively use any oil of your choice)
    Turmeric, ground, 0.25 tsp
    Tomatoes ( 1 whole)
    Salt, 1 tsp ( as per taste)
    Water, tap, 4 cup (8 fl oz)


1. In a pressure cooker , Add chana dal, moong dal and masoor dal in equal quantities. ( 0.5 cup here) and add diced tomato.
2. Add 3 times water and close the lid to whistle 2 times.
3. Alternatively, Soak the dal mixture for 1-2 hours and boil untill soft enough to mash with figertips.
4. In a pan, add 1.5 tbs of olive oil and let it heat.
5. Add, cumin seeds , chopped garlic, and chopped chilli and let cumin seeds pop.
6. Add this mixture in the boiled dal mixture along with salt.
7. To add flavor, add some chopped cilantro.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NEHARATHORE.