Hariyali Dal Tadka

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated : 4 Stars
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Hariyali Dal Tadka

  • Clean, wash and soak dals for 30 mins.
  • Boil and cook dals with 4 cups of water and a pinch of salt, turmeric powder, crushed ginger and 4 cloves of crushed garlic (dal should be soft but not mushy).
  • Heat ghee in a pan and fry onions till pinkish brown.
  • Add the remaining crushed garlic and fry for a minute.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and red chilli powder and stir fry till tomatoes are soft.
  • Now add the chopped spinach, dill, fenugreek leaves and the salt. Mix and cook for five minutes.
  • Add the cooked dal mix and the prepared dry roasted powders and cook on low flame for 5 to 7 mins.
  • Adjust salt and mix in the lemon juice.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Prepare tadka by heating 2 tbsp ghee in a skillet, adding mustard seeds. When it starts to crackle, add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, slit green chillies, ginger strips and a pinch of turmeric and fry for a minute.
  • Pour this hot tadka over the dal at once and mix.
  • Garnish with chopped green coriander and serve with naan, pulao and pickles.