Tadkewali Masoor Dal

Tadka Dal

Tadkewali Masoor Dal

Flavorful and simple masoor dal, tempered with onions and aromatic Indian spices; perfect with any naan, chapathi, roti, parathas or just a bowl of hot, steamed rice.


½ cup masoor dal/pink lentils2 medium sized tomatoes, chopped1 teaspoon jeera/cumin seeds1 medium sized onion, chopped2 green chillies, cut up or chopped1 teaspoon each grated ginger and garlic¼ teaspoon hing/asafoetida powder½ teaspoon turmeric powder½ teaspoon red chili powder (optional)½ teaspoon garam masala powderSalt to taste2 teaspoons oil/gheeChopped coriander leaves or crushed dried kasoori methi (fenugreek leaves) for garnishingLemon wedges

Full recipe: Tadkewali Masoor Dal

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