Dal  Tadka 

By Neha Mathur

step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pressure cooker over medium-high heat.

step 2

Add onions and cook until light brown. Add ginger, garlic and fry for 2 minutes.

step 3

Add green chilies, tomatoes and cook for 2-3 minutes.

step 4

Add coriander powder, turmeric powder, Kashmiri red chilli powder and cook for a minute.

step 5

Add the dal to the pot along with 3 cups of water, and salt to taste and stir well.

step 6

Close the pressure cooker and cook for 1 whistle on high heat. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 10-12 minutes.

step 7

Add 1 tablespoon lime juice to the pot and mix the cooked dal well using a wire whisk.

step 8

Heat ghee. Add cumin seeds, hing, dry red chilies and garlic and fry until it turns golden brown in color.

step 9

Switch off the heat and add 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chilli powder to the pan.

step 9

Add tempering and fresh cilantro to the dal and mix. Serve hot.

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