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Lentil with Tempering

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  Dal 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Red chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
  Garam masala powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dry red chilies 4
  Chopped garlic 1 Teaspoon

Add red chilli powder, garam masala and salt to boiled and mashed dal and bring it to boil.
Heat oil in a pan add chopped garlic and saute till it gets light golden color.
Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and dry red chillies.
Pour this tadka on a dal.
Serve this with jeera rice, roti or paratha!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
Indian Dal Tadka
Tadka is a tempering used to season lentil, vegetable or rice preparations in India. Here is a recipe to make Dal Tadka or Lentil with Tempering in a simple way with toor dal and common Indian spices. Good when served with Jeera Rice.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 232 Calories from Fat 46

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.1%

Saturated Fat 0.71 g3.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 66.2 mg2.8%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.7%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 13 g26.9%

Vitamin A 26.7% Vitamin C 3.1%

Calcium 12.6% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lentil With Tempering Recipe Video, Indian Dal Tadka