Chana Dal Tadka


Tadka recipe is one such recipe to make when you run short of vegetables in the pantry or if you are bored of eating those veggies. Here Chana dal is cooked with some spices,making it yum

While cooking Chana dal tadka one has to be very careful with the pressure cooker as we don’t have to overcook them.This recipe is from my MIL and when I had this,I was like chana dal ka sabzi🙄

Let’s see what goes in making this tadka

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Chana Dal Tadka

Makes for six people

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Chana dal (soaked for half hour. I have used 200gms here)
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tablespoon rai/mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tablespoon haldi powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon red chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon amchur powder
  • 1 bay leaf/tej patta
  • Oil
  • Water
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method

  • Wash the soaked dal
  • Heat oil in pressure cooker
  • Once oil is hot add bay leafs,rai let it splutter
  • Now add green chillies and onions
  • Saute till onions turn soft
  • Add ginger-garlic paste
  • Saute till raw smell goes
  • Now add in tomatoes and cook till melted
  • Add all the spice powder given
  • Fry for few seconds
  • Add in chana dal
  • Again fry for few seconds
  • Now add desired amount of water.remember this not dal or soup add water according to it
  • Add salt
  • Close the lid of the cooker
  • Cook on medium flame till 3 whistle
  • Or till the dal is cooked properly
  • Your Chana dal Tadka is ready
  • Enjoy it with puris,parathas,rotis or rice or even bread
  • Tasty and delicious sabzi on that no mood to cook day😁
  • Hope you like this recipe if so, do comment below
  • Until then keep exploring….

This sabzi has to thick, so add water accordingly and you know your cooker well ,so cook this dal till it doesn’t melt completely .

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