Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Dal Tadka

The mixture of the dals tastes very good with the flavor of ghee. The tadka enhances the taste of it.


  • Masoor dal - 3/4 cup
  • Channa dal - 1/4 cup
  • Moong dal - 1/8 cup
  • Spinach or methi leaves - 1 cup
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Green chilly - 1
  • Amchur powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger - 2tsp

For tempering:

  • Ghee - 2 tbsp
  • Hing - a pinch
  • Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilly powder - 1/2 tsp


Pressure cook the dals with 3 cups of water, turmeric and salt to taste. Chop methi or spinach very fine and cook with 1 tsp of oil.

In a pan, add chopped tomatoes, green chilly, amchur powder, garam masala, ginger ; bring to boil.

Add the cooked spinach and boil for a min. Heat ghee in a pan and all the ingredients mentioned for tempering in the same order. Remove and pour in lentils. Serve with rotis


Apu said...

Delicious, love the tadka.

Happy Cook / Finla said...

Dal and rice my fav comfort food and this tadka dal looks yumm.

Vardhini said...

Dal Tadka looks delicious Anu.

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Suma Gandlur said...

It looks delicious and love the medley of dals.

Kitchen Flavours said... the addition of methi enhances the flavor of dal...looks yum...

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