An Indian meal without this delicious tadkewali dal is incomplete. Toor dal tempered with onions, garlic, redchilli powder and cumin seeds sautéed in plenty of ghee. Just the aroma of the tadka builds your appetite, so whether you are having it with rice, paranthas or simple chapattis you can be sure of a second helping of this spicy thick yellow dal.
Lentils are a must in every Indian meal and a yellow dal fry is one of the best and most common ways to eat it. Toor dal or split pigeon peas are cooked till soft and tempered with onions, red chilli powder, garlic and cumin seeds sautéed in ghee. A pinch of turmeric adds to the beautiful yellow colour of the dal fry and the aroma of the tempering makes your mouth water. A bowl of this delicious dal along with steamed rice, papad and achar is comfort food for every Indian.
Prep Time : 16-20 minutes
Cook time : 31-40 minutes
Serve : 4
Level Of Cooking : Easy
Taste : Mild
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