Monday, 21 November 2011

Mixed Dal Tadka

Dal tadka is one of the very healthy dishes which goes well with phulkas/roti.It is a combination of various dals and hence very rich in protein.

Ingredients -
mixed dal - moong,masur,chana,chole,rajma
onion (1 big)
ginger (1 medium piece)
garlic (6-7 cloves)
tomato (1 medium)
green chillies (5-6)
coriander powder
tadka masala
fresh coriander leaves

Method -
Incase dal tadka is not available you can mix all the above dals.Soak the dals in water for atleast 5-6 hours or overnite.
Pressure cook with a pinch of salt till the dals are soft.(Rajma takes a long time to cook than other dals).
Chop the onion,ginger,garlic,tomato and green chillies finely.Do not use ginger-garlic paste.
Heat oil in a non-stick pan.
Add the onions,green chillies.
After onion sautes a bit, add the ginger and garlic.
Add the chopped tomatoes and salt and let it cook(close the lid).
After 5-10 min add 1/2tspn of coriander powder.
Add the cooked dals and tadka masala(2 tspn).
Add water if required and let it cook.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Serve hot with phulkas :-)

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