How to Cook Lasooni Dal Tadka | Indian Food Recipes By, 2015-12-15 How to Cook Lasooni Dal Tadka | Indian Food Recipes Lasooni Dal Tadka recipe is a very authentic North Indian dal dish. This dal recipe is a delicacy also known as a Garlic dal recipe. Prep Time: 15min Cook time: 20min Ingredients: For cooking the dal: 1 cupLentils (Tuhar dal),2.75 to 3 cupsWater for pressure cooking the lentils,1.5 tablespoonGarlic,¼ cupOnions (finely chopped),2Green Chilies,½ teaspoonCumin powder,½ teaspoonTurmeric powder,½ teaspoonLemon juice (optional),Saltas required,1 tablespoonCoriander leaves for garnish, Tempering the lasooni dal: 1 teaspoonGarlic (finely chopped),½ teaspoonCumin/jeera,2 tablespoonGhee (butter),½ teaspoonRed chili powder,Pinch ofasafoedita (hing),½ teaspoonDry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi), Instructions: Put Lentil dal, onions, garlic, green chilies, turmeric, asafetida and water in the pressure cooker. Cook the lentils for 5-6 whistles. Now, mash the dal with a spoon and keep aside. Put a nonstick pan on flame and heat the ghee. Put cumin seeds first, then add garlic. Switch off the flame and add red chili powder, asafoetida/hing and dry fenugreek leaves Pour the entire mixture in the dal. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot lasooni dal with chapatti and steamed basmati rice. You can add some lemon juice to taste. Lentils is a very healthy food. It is one of the rich protein foods. Also try dhaba dal. -Nandini Chauhan

Lasooni Dal Tadka Recipe

Lasooni Dal Tadka Recipe

Lasooni Dal Tadka is a mild spiced recipe. In this recipe, dal is tempered with garlic and ghee.  All ingredients together bring a warm winter flavor. Here is the recipe.  Try in this winter.

Ingredients

For cooking the dal:

  • 1 cupLentils (Tuhar dal)
  • 2.75 to 3 cupsWater for pressure cooking the lentils
  • 1.5 tablespoonGarlic
  • ¼ cupOnions (finely chopped)
  • 2Green Chilies
  • ½ teaspoonCumin powder
  • ½ teaspoonTurmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoonLemon juice (optional)
  • Saltas required
  • 1 tablespoonCoriander leaves for garnish

Tempering the lasooni dal:

  • 1 teaspoonGarlic (finely chopped)
  • ½ teaspoonCumin/jeera
  • 2 tablespoonGhee (butter)
  • ½ teaspoonRed chili powder
  • Pinch ofasafoedita (hing)
  • ½ teaspoonDry fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)

Directions

  • Put Lentil dal, onions, garlic, green chilies, turmeric, asafetida and water in the pressure cooker.
  • Cook the lentils for 5-6 whistles.
  • Now, mash the dal with a spoon and keep aside.
  • Put a nonstick pan on flame and heat the ghee.
  • Put cumin seeds first, then add garlic.
  • Switch off the flame and add red chili powder, asafoetida/hing and dry fenugreek leaves
  • Pour the entire mixture in the dal.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot lasooni dal with chapatti and steamed basmati rice.
  • You can add some lemon juice to taste.

Lentils is a very healthy food. It is one of the rich protein foods. Also try dhaba dal.

-Nandini Chauhan

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