Mains, Side dish

Dal Tadka

A super easy and nutritious side for rice or roti made with Indian pulses. Tadka means ‘tempering’. The Dal which I am using in my recipe is the Toor dal which goes by many names including Pigeon Pea.

Things you need:

1. Toor dal – 1/2 cup
2. Turmeric powder -1 tsp
3. Onion – 1
4. Tomato -1
5. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
6. Curry leaves – 1 spring
7. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
8. Dried red chilli – 2 or 3
9. Oil – 3 tblsp
10. Coriander for garnishing – optional

Please watch the video for the method:

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