Tarkey Ki Daal

It is made with split red lentils this creamy, rich and smooth dal is tempered with Punjabi spices and ghee. It makes the perfect accompaniment to rice or Rotis.

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  • Serving Size: 4
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Ready Time: 35 min
  • Ingredients:


    Clean, wash and soak both lentils in water for half an hour
    In a pressure cooker, add , green chillies, ginger, garlic, turmeric powder, salt and 3 cups of water and pressure cook till the dals are tender.
    Allow steam to escape before opening the lid.
    Remove green chillies. Whisk so as to mash the dals. Keep aside.
    Heat ghee in a pan and add mustard seeds and nigella seeds. When seeds crackle, add red chilli and onions and saute’ till onions turn translucent.
    Add tomatoes and saute’ till mixture leaves oil.
    Add lentils, mix well and bring to boil.
    Serve hot and garnished with coriander

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