Basic Dal Tadka

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Total Time:
30 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • Moong dal - 1.5 cup
  • Turmeric - a pinch
  • Green chillies - 3 or 4
  • Garlic - 2 pods
  • Coriander leaves - a few sprigs
  • Curry leaves for garnishing
  • Salt to taste
  • Lime juice - 2 tsp
  • For Tadka
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Ghee - 2 tsp
  • Asafoetida - a pinch

How to Make Basic Dal Tadka

  • Pressure cook the dal with turmeric. Dal should not be mushy
  • Take a non-stick vessel and add ghee, splutter cumin seeds and mustard seeds, now add asafoetida
  • Then add the green chillies and garlic and fry for a minute
  • Add the cooked dal and salt and fry for 5 mins
  • Garnish with curry leaves and coriander leaves
  • Add some lime juice and serve it with rotis/rice.

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