Tadka Urad Dal Recipe

Tadka Urad Dal
Tadka Urad Dal


Tadka Urad Dal
Tadka Urad Dal

Dal (lentils) has been an Indian staple diet for ages. It is made in literally every home regularly and is found in every Indian buffet meal. There are various types of dal like arhar (toor or tur), chana, black masoor, red masoor, urad, moong (with or without chilka) etc. We also know so many dal preparations like dal makhani, dal fry, dal khichdi, dal pongal, dal tadka and more. Each of these dal dishes have their fan following. While it is always nice to have your loved dal, let’s today see how to make Tadka Urad Dal. This urad dal is generally made a bit dry with a nice onion tadka on the top. It goes well in any of the main course with roti and other curries and has its own distinct taste. Let’s see this Tadka Urad Dal Recipe and enjoy its great taste.

Ingredients needed for Tadka Urad Dal

(serves 4)

For Dal

Dhuli urad dal – 2 cup

Water – 4 cup

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Salt to taste

Ginger – 1 tsp (grated)

Garlic – 1 tsp (cut in small pieces)

Desi ghee – 2 tsp

For Tadka

Desi Ghee – 3 tbsp

Zeera – 1 tsp

Onion – 2 (cut in large strands)

Dry red chili – 4

How to make Tadka Urad Dal

Preparation time: 10 min.

Cooking time: 20 min.

Wash and soak the dal in water for about half and hour before preparation.

Add dal with water, turmeric powder, salt, ginger, garlic and ghee in a pressure pan and cook for 2 whistles.

For Tadka

Heat ghee in a tadka pan, add zeera and when it starts to crackle, add onions.

Fry till they are brown and crispy.

Add dry red chilies and red chili powder and cook for about a min.

Pour the tadka over the dal.

Serve hot.