Dal Tadka

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 67.6
  • Total Fat: 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.9 mg
  • Sodium: 18.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 4.1 g

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Slightly spicy Indian lentil dish. Very healthy and tasty! Thanks to Andhra Mirchi for the recipe. Slightly spicy Indian lentil dish. Very healthy and tasty! Thanks to Andhra Mirchi for the recipe.
Number of Servings: 8


    Moong Dal- 1.5 cups
    Green chillies - 3 or 4
    Turmeric a pinch
    1 tsp Ginger garlic paste
    Coriander chopped
    Salt to taste
    2 tsp Lime juice
    Garam Masala 1 tsp
    2 diced tomatoes
    1 medium sized onion finely diced
    Water - 2 glasses

    For Tadka:

    Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
    Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
    Ghee - 2 tsps
    Hing - a pinch


1. Add the Dal with 2 Glasses of water and add the turmeric in it and then cook it in a pressure cooker for 5 minutes or so If you do not have a pressure cooker then just take a sauce pan and cover it while cooking for 10 minutes on medium heat.
2. Take a non stick pan add add the Ghee.
3. Add the Cumin seeds and the mustard seeds.
4. Once they start crackling add the Ginger and Garlic paste and fry.
5. Add the onion and fry unti it become brown.
5. Add the green chillies, Garam Masala for minute
7. Add the diced tomatoes and let them cook untli the oil seperates.
6. Add the cooked dal and add salt to taste.
7. Let it simmer for 5 more minutes on slow heat.
8. Take a small fry pan add 2 tablespoons of Ghee and add some red chilli powder and fry for a minute.
9. Pour this on top of the Dal .

Number of Servings: 8

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