Tadka Dal Kofta

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Tadka Dal Kofta


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :30 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 0 Min


Serves : 4
  • For Kofta , 1/2 cup paneer crumbled

  • 2 boiled potato boiled

  • 2 tbsps corn flour (corn starch)

  • 1 tsp nicely chopped garlic

  • ½ tsp garam masala

  • 1 tbsp cashews powder

  • 1 tsp nicely chopped green chilli

  • Salt as per taste

  • 1 tsp fresh chopped corriender

  • Oil for deep frying

  • Silver foil for coating

  • For Tadka Dal, 3/4 cup Moong Dal

  • 1/4 cup Masoor dal

  • 5 tbsp Garlic chopped

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

  • 2 Onion chopped

  • 1 Tomato chopped

  • 1 tsp cumin Powder

  • 1 tsp turmeric Powder

  • 1/4 tsp Chilli Powder

  • 3 Green Chillies

  • Pinch Of Hing

  • 1 tbsp Fresh Coriander Leaves

  • Salt as per taste

  • 1 tbsp refined oil

  • For Tempting, 2 tbsp pure ghee

  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 1/4 tsp hing

  • 4 to 5 round shape chopped garlic

  • 4 whole red chilli


  • Take paneer and boiled potato in a deep bowl and mashed well.
  • Now add all kofta ingredients and in it and mix well
  • Make small balls of this mixture and keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan now fry all balls carefully
  • Now wrap the silver foil on all balls and keep aside for next step
  • For Making Dal Tadka, 1. Firstly wash both the lentils and soak them for 8-10 mins.
  • Now boil them in a pot with water and salt .
  • Once the dals cook keep them aside.
  • For tadka, take oil in a pan add hing, cumin seeds, garlic and wait until they crackle.
  • Now add hing and stir them.
  • Add chopped onions, Green Chilies and Salt.
  • Once the onion becomes light pink add tomatoes to it and mix well.
  • Wait until tomatoes colour changes and tender add haldi in it
  • Add the dal and let it cook.
  • Now add cumin powder and chilli powder to the the Dal and stir it
  • Now add chopped corriender and mix
  • For Tempting, Heat ghee in a pan add hing and other tempting ingredients
  • when smell comes and done pour on dal carefully and cover the lid immediately
  • Remaining some for garnish
  • At time to serve place kofta over the dal for more taste
  • Now Dal Kofta is ready to be served with rice and Rotis or Naan. Garnish Tadka Dal Kofta with hot tempting.
Uzma Khan

Uzma Khan