Dal Tadka is a creamy & smooth lentil based curry that is prepared from pigeon pea (Toor Dal) & tempered with Desi Ghee or Oil & mélange of Indian spices. Savored with delight across the world, it is one of the most popular lentil curries served in almost every Indian restaurant.
Dal Tadka ingredients include pigeon pea (toor daal), Desi Ghee, Whole Red Chili & myriad of Indian spices. This restaurant style dal recipe involves cooking lentils in pressure cooker & then adding it to spices & herbs fried in Desi Ghee or oil.
Dal is well-known as the staple food of India. Each Indian state/region is lauded for its mouth-watering Dal recipes. Some of the popular Dal recipes include Dal Makhani, Dal Fry, Chana Daal & Masoor Dal.
Follow the instructions given below to recreate the restaurant magic at home. Pair mouth-watering Dal Tadka with Jeera Rice, Chapattis or simply steamed rice for extravagant family lunch or dinner.