Dal Tadka Recipe

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Dal Tadka

Ingredients:
Moong Dal – 3 cups
Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
Green Chillies – 5, chopped
Garlic – 3 to 4 cloves, chopped
Lime Juice – 3 tsp
Salt as per taste
Coriander Leaves – handful, chopped
Curry Leaves – handful, chopped
Cumin Seeds – 2 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 2 tsp
Ghee – 2 tblsp
Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 tsp

Method:
1. Pressure cook the dal, adding 1/4 tsp turmeric powder, until 1 or 2 whistles.
2. Heat ghee in a pan.
3. Fry the cumin seeds and mustard seeds for 30 seconds.
4. Add the asafoetida powder, green chillies and garlic.
5. Fry for a minute or two.
6. Now add the cooked dal and salt.
7. Cook for 5 minutes.
8. Garnish with coriander leaves and curry leaves.
9. Add lime juice and serve hot with roti or rice.

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17 thoughts on “Dal Tadka

  1. indian vegetarian recipes said on December 26, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    Looks very good. In north india , we use cumin and onion , garlic fry and do not use fenugreek and mustard seed. Though in south india , mustard seed is used.

  2. chandni said on December 27, 2011 at 10:05 am

    very tasty dal tadka

  3. karuna said on December 5, 2011 at 3:19 am

    would have liked something more exotic

  4. Maria said on December 30, 2010 at 4:59 am

    I have many recipes and you all are awesome with all your post. Thank you..

  5. satyendra said on November 1, 2010 at 7:17 am

    good

  6. satyendra said on November 1, 2010 at 7:15 am

    good

  7. rashmi karode said on June 7, 2010 at 4:17 am

    good one

  8. Nidhi pandya said on May 10, 2010 at 7:28 pm

    I made this Dal Tadka after reading this ur recipe..and it cooked awesome….everyone loved it..Thanks..

  9. Nrayan said on April 26, 2010 at 5:33 am

    excellent recepie tried by me

  10. Nrayan said on April 26, 2010 at 5:32 am

    the dal is excelent and very tasty.

  11. kripa said on March 19, 2010 at 6:44 am

    its simple and tasty

  12. naveed said on March 7, 2010 at 2:17 am

    tried myself first at home great taste- naveed ATL

  13. jaishree makwana said on February 3, 2010 at 1:26 am

    the receipe was OK but not up to the mark.

  14. Chris Wallace said on December 17, 2009 at 7:47 am

    Thanks a ton. It’s damn good

  15. rashi said on October 14, 2009 at 2:05 am

    ok ok

  16. Richard said on September 8, 2009 at 1:26 am

    Very nice

  17. Robert Almeida said on February 14, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Very good in taste

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