Teen ka Tadka

A simple dal with fast cooking time to help you on those harassed days when the hours are just not enough. Recommended by my sister with a hyperactive 3 year old!!

Tur Dal (split red gram) – 1 cup

Masoor Dal (split red lentils)– ½ cup

Moong dal (Split green gram) – ½ cup

Wash the dals, soak them for 10 mins and pressure cook to 4 whistles,

In a pan – add 1 tbsp. of oil, splutter 2 tsp. of Cumin seeds (Jeera), mustard, A pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves. Add 2 Green chillies finely cut along with ginger garlic paste, after 2 minutes add two finely cut medium onion, as the onions turn golden, add 2 tomatoes finely cut, add 1 tsp. of red chilli powder and 1 tsp. of Dania powder. Allow it to boil.

Garnish with coriander and serve hot with rice or chapatti!


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