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Tadka Dal

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Tadka Dal
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  • A chatpat channa dal cooked Bengali style with the flavors of mustard oil, coconut and sabut lal mirch.


  • 1 cup (180 gm) chane ki dal (Bengal Gram)
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp haldi (turmeric)
  • 2 tsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tsp sugar or to taste
  • 1 heaped Tbsp fried nariyal pieces
  • 2 Tbsp (30 gm) sarson ka tel
  • 1 tsp sarson (mustard seeds)
  • 2-3 sabut lal mirch
  • Coriander leaves for garnish


  1. Pick, clean and wash the dal and cook with the water, salt, haldi and ginger, till soft.
  2. Add the sugar and fried nariyal.
  3. Heat oil and add the sarson and lal mirch.
  4. Add the dal and bring to a boil, and then simmer for a minute.
  5. Serve hot garnished with the coriander leaves.