Matar Dal Tadka
Matar Dal Tadka is a delicious and comforting Indian dish made with peas dal (split pigeon peas) and a blend of aromatic spices. It is perfect for a wholesome meal, served with rice or roti. Ingredients: Ghee, Coriander powder, Ginger garlic paste, Dry red chilli, Hing, Onion, Coriander, Red chilli powder, Cumin seeds, Peas dal, Garam masala, Tomato, Turmeric powder
25min
Cook Time
4
Servings
Recipe
210 kCal
Recipe
1
Wash and soak 1 cup of peas dal (split pigeon peas) in water for 30 minutes. Drain the water and set aside.
2
In a pressure cooker, add the soaked peas dal, 3 cups of water, 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder, and salt to taste. Cook for 3-4 whistles or until the dal is soft and cooked.
3
In a pan, heat 2 tablespoons of ghee or oil. Add 1 teaspoon cumin seeds and let them crackle.
4
Add 1 finely chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.
5
Add 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a minute.
6
Add 2 finely chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft and mushy.
7
Add 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder, 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder, and 1/4 teaspoon garam masala. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
8
Add the cooked peas dal to the pan and mix well. Adjust the consistency by adding water if required. Simmer for 5-7 minutes.
9
In a separate small pan, heat 1 tablespoon of ghee or oil. Add 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds, 2-3 dry red chilies, and a pinch of asafoetida. Fry for a few seconds.
10
Pour this tempering (tadka) over the cooked matar dal and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Nutrition
210
kCal
11 g
Protein
7 g
Fat
28 g
Carbs
3 tbsp of Ghee
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½ tsp of Coriander Powder
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1 pinch of Hing
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1 Onion
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½ tsp of Red Chilli Powder
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1-2 tsp of Cumin Seeds
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2 Tomatoes
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