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A delicious and simple dal recipe which can be used for party cooking. Given a tempering or tadka with ghee, mustard and cumin seeds and flavored with onions, garlic, simply delicious. Tadka dal is best served with steamed rice!
- In a deep pan, combine the masoor dal with garlic, cumin seeds, salt, turmeric powder and enough water and bring it to boil.
- When the dal is soft, cool and blend using hand blender. Keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a broad pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the green chillies, curry leaves and onions and saute till onions turn golden in colour.
- Add the cooked dal, mix well and cook for 5 minutes on slow flame.
- Serve hot garnished with coriander.
This recipe was contributed by salim_mumtaz on 01 Aug 2011
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