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Mix dal tadka

Mix dal tadka recipe-

Mix dal tadka is of the Punjabi dhaba style dal tadka recipe made with multiple lentils namely toor dal, moong dal, urad dal and chana dal.  It is one of the famous dal recipe in India and also very easy to prepare. Mix dal tadka recipe is also one of the healthy dal tadka recipe because it is very rich in proteins and fibres.

Lentils are commonly used in many recipes across the world. In India Dal curry or Dal tadka is very famous recipes prepared using lentils/Dal. They are very rich in fibre and protein also other essential vitamins required for human body and therefore mix dal tadka recipe is considered one of the healthiest. The worlds major lentil producer is Canada followed by India as per FAOSTAT (Food and Agricultural Organisation Corporate Statistical Database), and most importantly India also a leading Importer of lentils.

There are many recipes available out there which are prepared using lentils but this mix dal tadka recipe is one of my favourite recipe. Whenever I go to any restaurant with my family or friends, Dal tadka is a must curry for everyone along with roti. Therefore today I am sharing this delicious recipe with detailed instructions and photos. Eat healthy-live healthy.

Serving-

  1. Serve along with Any Indian breads like roti, naan, kulcha

Important points-

  1. Wash the lentils properly
  2. number of whistles may vary according to cooking style.

I have also prepared other recipes like Baingan bharta and Dal makhani

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Mix dal tadka

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: dal tadka, mix dal curry, mix dal tadka
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup toor dal
  • 1/3 cup moong dal
  • 1/4 cup urad dal
  • 1/4 cup chana dal
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 2 tsp chilli powder
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 green chilli
  • 2 dry red chillies
  • 1/2 tsp hing/asafoetida
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • handful coriander leaves
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds

Instructions

  • take a bowl and add toor dal, urad dal, chana dal and moong dal
  • add water and wash it properly
  • drain it and wash it two more times
  • transfer the washed dal to a pressure cooker
  • add water, salt, ghee, turmeric and chilli powder
  • close the lid 
  • cook until 3 whistles on medium heat
  • open the lid and give it a mix
  • add a cup of water and mix it
  • now take a pan and add ghee, ginger and garlic
  • fry it for a minute
  • add green chilli, dry red chilli and hing
  • fry it for 30 seconds
  • add dal and mix it
  • boil it for 3 minutes
  • add lime juice and mix it
  • add handful of coriander leaves and mix it
  • pour it to a bowl
  • now take pan and add ghee,  cumin seeds and chilli powder
  • let it crackle
  • add it to the mixed dal
  • mix it well
  • garnish it with coriander leaves
  • mix dal tadka is ready

 

Mix dal tadka recipe with step-by-step with photos-

  1. take a bowl and add toor dal, urad dal, chana dal and moong dalMix dal tadka 1
  2. add water and wash it properlyMix dal tadka 2
  3. drain it and wash it two more timesMix dal tadka 3Mix dal tadka 4
  4. transfer the washed dal to a pressure cookerMix dal tadka 5
  5. add water, salt, ghee, turmeric and chilli powderMix dal tadka 6
  6. close the lidMix dal tadka 7
  7. cook until 3 whistles on medium heatMix dal tadka 8
  8. open the lid and give it a mixMix dal tadka 9
  9. add a cup of water and mix itMix dal tadka 10Mix dal tadka 11
  10. now take a pan and add ghee, ginger and garlicMix dal tadka 12
  11. fry it for a minuteMix dal tadka 13
  12. add green chilli, dry red chilli and hingMix dal tadka 14
  13. fry it for 30 secondsMix dal tadka 15
  14. add dal and mix itMix dal tadka 16Mix dal tadka 17
  15. boil it for 3 minutesMix dal tadka 18
  16. add lime juice and mix itMix dal tadka 19Mix dal tadka 20
  17. add handful of coriander leaves and mix itMix dal tadka 21Mix dal tadka 22
  18. pour it to a bowlMix dal tadka 23
  19. now take pan and add ghee,  cumin seeds and chilli powderMix dal tadka 24
  20. let it crackleMix dal tadka 25
  21. add it to the mixed dalMix dal tadka 26
  22. mix it wellMix dal tadka 27
  23. garnish it with coriander leavesMix dal tadka 28
  24. mix dal tadka is readyMix dal tadka 29

 

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