Lentil tadka

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Total Time:
45 mins
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup - toor dal
  • 1/4 cup - yellow moong dal
  • 1/8 cup - channa dal
  • 1 - onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp - garam masala
  • 3 tbsp - ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • For tadka:
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 3 to 4 - green chillies
  • 1/8 tsp - ginger powder
  • 2 stalks - curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - garlic, grated
  • 1/2 tsp - ginger, grated
  • 1/2 tbsp - lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander

How to Make Lentil tadka

  • Mix all the dals and soak for 30 mins
  • Pressure cook till done
  • Cool and mash it well
  • Make thin paste of all the dry masala powders
  • Heat 2 tbsp ghee in saucepan. Add chopped onion and fry till pink
  • Add the dry masala paste and fry for a minute
  • Add the dal and bring to boil
  • Simmer for 5-7 mins
  • For tempering the dal:
  • Heat the remaining ghee in a saucepan
  • Add cumin and mustard seeds and let it splutter
  • Add green chilli, curry leaves, garlic, ginger and fry for a minute
  • Take off fire
  • After 2-3 seconds, add lemon juice and chopped coriander
  • Pour on hot dal and cover for 3 mins
  • Stir and serve hot with rice.

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