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Dhaba style dal tadka

Dhaba style dal tadka

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 15

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 30


Serves 3

  • 1/2 cup toovar dal drained and soaked

  • 1onion finely chopped

  • 1tomato finely chopped

  • 1green chilli finely chopped

  • 1tbsp grated ginger

  • 3dried red chilli

  • 1tbsp red chilli powder

  • 1tbsp coriander powder

  • 7 Curry leaves Salt to taste

  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder

  • 1tbsp ghee

  • 1 bowl Fresh coriander for garnish


  • 01

    Put toovar dal in a non stick pressure cooker, add onion, tomato, green chilli, grated ginger and 2cups water and mix well.

  • 02

    Cover and cook on high heat under pressure for 5 mins, reduce to low heat and cook again 5mins.

  • 03

    Transfer pressure cooked dal in a non stick pan, add sufficient water and cook on low heat.

  • 04

    Add salt, Turmeric powder, coriander powder and mix well and cook till the dal is done.

  • 05

    Transfer the prepared dal in a serving bowl.

  • 06

    For tempering add ghee in a non stick pan add cumin seeds, garlic, curry leaves, dried chilli, red chilli powder and mix well.

  • 07

    Pour the tempering over the dal garnish with coriander and serve.



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