3 ka Tadka (Dal)

For Cooking Dal

1 heaped cup Tovar dal, soaked , तूर दाल

2-3 heaped tbsp Moong dal, soaked , मूंग दाल

Water for boiling , पानी

1 tsp Turmeric powder , हल्दी पाउडर

¼ tsp Degi red chilli powder , देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

¼ tsp Asafoetida , हींग

Salt to taste , नमक स्वादानुसार

1 tbsp Ghee , घी

 

Process

  • In a pot add soaked tovar dal, moong dal, water, turmeric powder, degi red chilli powder, asafoetida, salt, ghee and cook it until cooked properly.

(Can also cook it in a cooker just add all the ingredients in the cooker and give it 2-3 whistles)

 

 

 

For Panjabi Dal Tadka

Preparation time 5 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Serving 4

 

1 heaped tbsp Ghee , घी

1 tsp Cumin seeds , जीरा

1-2 cloves Garlic, chopped , लहसुन

1 inch Ginger, chopped , अदरक

1 medium Onion, chopped , प्याज

1 tsp Turmeric powder , हल्दी पाउडर

½ tsp Degi red chilli powder , देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tsp Coriander powder , धनिया पाउडर

¼ tsp Asafoetida , हींग

1 medium Tomato, chopped , टमाटर

1 heaped cup Cooked dal , पकी हुई दाल

2 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped , धनिया पत्ता

 

For Garnish

A pinch Degi red chilli powder , देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

fresh Coriander leaves , ताजा धनिया

 

Process

  • In a pan heat ghee and add cumin seeds, garlic, ginger, onion and saute it for 2-3 minutes or until translucent.
  • Now add turmeric powder, degi red chilli powder, coriander powder, asafoetida and mix everything properly and keep cooking for a minute.
  • Add tomato and saute them property and then add the cooked dal, mix it properly and boil it for 5 minutes, once boiled properly add coriander leaves mix and switch off the flames.
  • Remove in a serving bowl and garnish with degi red chilli powder and coriander leaves.

 

 

 

 

For Lucknow Dal Tadka

Preparation time 10 minutes

Cooking time 10 minutes

Serving 4

 

For Paste

1 medium Onion, roughly chopped , प्याज

2 cloves Garlic , लहसुन

1 inch Ginger , अदरक

1 tsp Degi red chilli powder , देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

½ tsp Coriander powder , धनिया पाउडर

½ tsp Garam masala , गरम मसाला

¼ tsp Asafoetida , हींग

2 heaped tbsp Curd , दही

Salt to taste , नमक स्वादानुसार

 

For Tempering

1 heaped tbsp Ghee , घी

½ tsp Shahi jeera or Black Cumin seeds , शाही जीरा

2 Green cardamom , हरी इलायची

1 Bay leaf , तेजपत्ता

Prepared Paste , तैयार किया हुआ पेस्ट

1 heaped cup Cooked dal , पकी हुई दाल

 

For Garnish

A pinch Coriander powder , धनिया पाउडर

A pinch Garam masala , गरम मसाला

A pinch Degi red chilli powder , देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर

fresh Coriander leaves , ताजा धनिया

 

Process

 

For Paste

  • In a blender jar add onion, garlic, ginger, degi red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala, asafoetida, curd, salt and blend it into a smooth paste and keep aside for further use.

 

For Tempering

  • In a pan heat ghee and add black cumin seeds, green cardamom, bay leaf let it crackle and add the prepared Paste.
  • Cook the paste properly until it leaves ghee from sides and then add the cooked dal mix everything properly and boil it for 5 minutes.
  • Switch off the flames and remove it in a serving bowl and garnish with coriander powder, garam masala, degi red chilli powder and fresh coriander leaves.
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