Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka

Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka

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The Dal tadka is a regular feature for most of us while eating out at a Punjabi restaurant.

However few of us realize that this dish can be prepared with ease in your very own kitchen at nearly one-fifth the price.

Made with split red lentils this creamy, rich and smooth dal is tempered with Punjabi spices and ghee. It makes the perfect accompaniment to Cooked Rice or Rotis .

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Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka recipe - How to make Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Clean, wash and soak both the dals in water for 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. Add the soaked and drained dals, green chillies, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles till the dals are cooked. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Remove the green chillies and discard them. Whisk so as to mash the dals. Keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in a deep pan, add the onions and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes, stirring occasionally and lightly mashing with the back of the spoon.
  6. Add the cooked dal, ½ cup water, mix well and bring to boil. Cook for 2 minutes on a medium flame while stirring occasionally.
  7. For the tempering, heat the ghee in a small non-stick pan and add the mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the red chilli, curry leaves, ginger and garlic and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  8. Switch off the flame add chilli powder and mix well.
  9. Pour the tempering over the dal and mix well.
  10. Serve hot garnished with coriander.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy259 cal
Protein12 g
Carbohydrates28.9 g
Fiber4.9 g
Fat10.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium4 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Punjabi KhanaBuy this cookbook

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Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe
 on 28 Apr 18 07:12 PM

Delicious and easy! Thanks!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Rohini : Thanks for the feedback. Look forward to hearing from you again.
02 May 18 09:44 AM
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe
 on 03 Jul 17 04:46 AM

Delicious and easy! Thanks!
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Aussie Girl.
03 Jul 17 10:28 AM
Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe
 on 20 Mar 17 10:03 PM

Best Dal receipe ever .Thank you
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Tarla Dalal    Thanks Divya, we are delighted you loved the Dal Tadka recipe.
03 Jul 17 10:30 AM
दाल तड़का
 on 01 Feb 17 02:33 PM

Dal Tadka, Punjabi Dal Tadka Recipe yadidesi ghee me mara huia tadka Roti and Rice ka sabse achcha combination hai ....
दाल तड़का
 on 18 Jul 16 07:02 PM

Mere panjab di dish, badi lubhavani!!!!
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Manu, We are very happy to know you loved the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you liked them. Happy Cooking !!
19 Jul 16 09:02 AM