Onion Tomato masala & Dal Tadka एक मसाले से बनाएँ कई डिश shortcut Basic Gravy

Once you get the basic gravy right, you can make any dish easily. Let's break down the basics of a basic Onion Tomato gravy and give a quick twist to a simple Dal as well.

40-45 minutes
Onion Tomato masala & Dal Tadka एक मसाले से बनाएँ कई डिश shortcut Basic Gravy Recipe - Ranveer Brar


For Onion Tomato Gravy

¾-1 cup Oil (तेल)

1 tsp Cumin Seeds (जीरा)

4-5 medium Onions – chopped (प्याज़)

2 tsp Degi Red Chilli Powder (देगी लाल मिर्च पाउडर)

1 tsp Turmeric Powder (हल्दी पाउडर)

3 tsp Coriander Powder (धनिया पाउडर)

1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic Paste (अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट)

3-4 medium Pureed Tomatoes (प्यूरीड टाॅमेटो)

Salt to taste (नमक स्वादानुसार)

1 medium Tomato – chopped (टमाटर)

½ tsp Vinegar (सिरका)


For Dal

½ cup Cooked Dal (पकी हुई दाल)

Water (पानी)

1 heaped tbsp Onion Tomato Gravy (प्याज़ टमाटर की ग्रेवी)

1 tbsp Coriander Leaves – chopped (धनिया पत्ता)


For Onion Tomato Gravy

  • In a kadai heat oil and add cumin seeds, chopped onions saute them until golden brown and cook completely.
  • Now add degi red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger-garlic paste and keep on sauteing until fragrant.
  • Then add the tomato puree, chopped tomato, salt and cook on medium heat until properly cooked.
  • Finish by adding vinegar then cook it for a minute and switch off the flames.
  • Cool it down and store in an airtight container in the fridge.


For Dal

  • In a hot kadai add cooked dal, water, onion tomato gravy and mix it properly then boil it for 2 minutes.
  • Now add coriander leaves, stir it once and continue boiling for a minute.
  • Switch off the flames and dal is ready to serve.

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