Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Tadka Dal !

 Whenever I dont have enough time to cook especially in the morning while preparing a  packed lunch for  S, this is the  curry which I prepare in jiffy .Since yesterday evening I was a bit down with flu S took over the charge of cooking. He prepared this simple  Dal and an Achinga thoran for our dinner and it was a blizz ! So here is our recipe for Tadka dal..


Masoor dal - 3/4 cup
Onion - 1
Tomato - 2
Ginger -garlic paste - 1 tbs
Redchilly powder - 1 tbs
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander leaves

For tadka
Mustard seeds - itsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Finely chopped ginger - 1 tsp
Whole redchilly -2
Curry leaves

1.In a saucepan add little oil and saute onions for about 5 minutes.
2.Add ginger garlic paste and fry for 1-2 minute.
3.Add chopped tomatoes,all the spice powders,salt  and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
4.Add the dal,enough water  and cook covered until dal is cooked.Takes about 25- 30 minutes.
5.For tadka add some oil in pan and suptter mustard seeds, followed by jeera, add ginger and once they are fried add whole redchillies and curry leaves.
6.Add tadka to dal and garnish with some coriander leaves.


Unknown said...

take care dear.. healthy dal..

great-secret-of-life said...

very comforting dhal

www.mahaslovelyhome.com said...

super delicious.....

Unknown said...

this is such a comfort food :) i made dal yesterday, something about this that is so satisfying

Suja Manoj said...

Comfort dish,love it

Unknown said...

Healthy and comfort dal

Julie said...

this is my super quick curry too n comfort dish..loved the clicks !!
Flavors Of Cuisines-"Mexican"

Unknown said...

one of my all time favourites.Will surely try your version

Unknown said...

Comfort food... Nice clicks

Subhie Arun said...

yummy n healthy dal...

My World My Home said...

Looks yummy....will taste absolutely delicious with steamed rice.

Sushma Mallya said...

i love dal, will surely try your version of it...