There are two kinds of dal lovers - one who always orders dal makhani at restaurants, and the other one goes for dal tadka without blinking an eye. If dal makhani is popular for its buttery taste, dal tadka stands out for its hot spicy flavours. To make the perfect Punjabi-style dal tadka, you need to have the precision of ingredients mix and their measurements. And, the recipe that we are sharing with you provides you just that. So, now you can make restaurant-style Punjabi dal tadka at home. Isn't it exciting!?
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With the right recipe at your disposal, you can easily make restaurant-style Punjabi dal tadka, which we all have come to love. This dal tadka is made with a mix of chana dal and toor dal, also called arhar dal, which is topped with a tempering of Indian spices.
You have to first soak both the dals for 2 hours in water. Then cook the soaked dals with turmeric powder, salt and water in a pressure cooker. Saute chopped onions and tomatoes with spices like cumin seeds, salt, coriander powder, garam masala, green chilli, some dal water and crushed kasuri methi.
Now, for the final touch of tadka - roast cumin seeds, garlic, whole red chillies, ginger, and coriander leaves, and pour it over the dal to work its magic.
See, how easy it is to make dal tadka that at home, and you don't even have to wait to visit a restaurant to order it. Try this amazing recipe today!