Friday, July 21, 2017

Daal Tadka

Daal Tadka

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4


Boiled Toor Daal: 150 Grams
Boiled Chana Daal: 50 Grams
Finely Chopped Onion: 2 Medium Nos.
Finely Chopped Tomatoes: 2 Medium Nos.
Chopped Garlic: 6-8 Nos.
Garlic cloves: 3-4 Nos. (For Tadka).
Curry Leaves: 5-6 Nos.
Dry Red Chilly: 1 Nos.
Chopped Green Chilly: 2-4 Nos.
Cumin seeds: 1 Tbspn
Dry fenugreek leaves: 2 tspn
Salt to taste
Hing: Pinch
Kitchen King Masala: 2 tspn
Red Chilly Powder: 2 tspn
Oil: 2 Tbspn


Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, green chilly, chopped garlic and saute for a while.

Add finely chopped onion saute it till translucent. (Add pinch of salt while cooking onion to cook it fast

Add finely chopped tomatoes and cook it till it's soft. Add all masalas and mix it well. Let it cook for a while.

Add some water and cook it again for a while.

Add mixture of boiled Daals to it. Mix it well. 

Adjust the seasonings as per taste. Mix it again thoroughly. cook the daal with closed lead for 5 - 10 minutes.

In other pan, heat oil. Add Cumin seeds, whole garlic cloves, red dry chilly. let it simmer for a while, add pinch of red chilly powder and spread it on the cooked daal. Close the lead again and put off the flame for 2-3 minutes.

Serve it hot with any rice preparation, chapati, naan or kulcha...etc.


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