Dal Tadka

In a pressure cooker, add 2 cups of water and add the three lentils/dals, green chilies, ginger, hing and turmeric pwd and pressure cook upto 3 whistles. If cooking over stove top, cook till the dals are almost cooked. Mash the dals lightly.Heat ghee in a heavy bottomed vessel, add crushed coriander seeds and stir fry for few secs. Add the chopped tomato and saute for 4 mts. Add the pressure cooked dal along with salt and mix. Add a large cup of water and cook on slow to medium flame for 10 mts without lid or till you get the consistency of your choice.Remove onto a serving bowl and keep aside while you prepare the tempering. Heat ghee in a small pan, add the cumin seeds and as they splutter, add hing, red chilies, green chili, red chili powder and curry leaves and saute for a few secs. Turn off heat and pour this over the dal.Serve with rotis or jeera pulao or white rice.
Dal Tadka recipe
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Servings:  4
Prep Time:  10 min
Total Time:  30 min

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Tur dal - 1/4 cup ,Moong dal - 1/4 cup,Channa dal - 2 ,Green chilies – 2,Ginger,Haldi - 1/4 tsp,Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp (crushed),Tomato - 1,Ghee - 1 1/2 tsps,Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp,Hing - large pinch,Dry red chilies - 1 or 2,Green chili - 1, Red chili powder - 1/2 tsp,Curry leaves,Ghee - 1 1/2 tsps (or cooking oil)

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