Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka

Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka is a delicious mildly spiced toor dal recipe with ghee tadka of garlic and cumin seeds. Serve with rice or roti for a wholesome lunch

Archana Doshi
Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka
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The Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka Recipe is a simple, wholesome recipe of toor dal, that is made in a single pot. Cinnamon, ginger, tomatoes and onions are all added and cooked along with the dal in a single pot.  All you need to do once the dal is cooked is to make the garlic tadka and the Arhar Ki Dal will be ready to be served.

It is full of protein and since it can be cooked in no time it is ideal to be packed into your office lunch box or kids lunch box. 

Serve the Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka along with Steamed Rice Recipe or  Parathas accompanied with Aloo Simla Mirch ki Sabzi and Moong Sprouts Salad.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dal recipes such as

  1. Gujarati Dal Recipe
  2. Amritsari Dal Recipe
  3. Dal Palak Recipe

Cuisine: Awadhi
Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

50 M

Makes:

3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal)
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 inch Ginger , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 Tomato , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 5 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
  • Ingredients for seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 2 Dry red chillies

How to make Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka

  1. To begin making the Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka Recipe, we will first cook the dal in the pressure cooker

  2. Place the washed dal, onions, grated ginger, turmeric powder, salt, tomato, cinnamon stick along with 2-1/2 cups of water. Cover the pressure cooker, place the weight on and cook until you hear three whistles. After the first three whistles, turn the heat to low and simmer the arhar dal for 3 to 4 minutes. After 4 minutes, turn off the heat. 

  3. Allow the pressure to release naturally, the dal will continues to cook while in the cooker. Once the pressure is released open the cooked and give the dal a good whisk.

  4. Check the salt and spice levels and adjust to suit your taste. The consistency of the dal can be adjusted at this stage, by adding water if required. Transfer the Arhar Dal into a serving bowl. Stir in the lemon juice and the coriander leaves into the dal.

  5. The next step is to make the seasoning for the dal. 

  6. Next, heat the ghee in a tadka pan; add the cumin seeds, garlic, and red chilies and allow them to roast well in the ghee. 

  7. When the garlic has turned golden brown in colour, pour the tadka into the cooked dal and serve warm.

  8. Serve the Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka along with Steamed Rice Recipe or  Parathas accompanied with Aloo Simla Mirch ki Sabzi and Moong Sprouts Salad.

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