Dal Kabila Recipe - Diabetic Urad Dal Tadka
Dal kabila Recipe is a mouth watering healthy dal made with split urad dal, whole spices and kashmiri red chilli. Make this dal for your weeknight lunch or dinner and serve with hot phulkas or missi roti or even rice.
Dal kabila is a popular Mughal dish which is made with split urad dal. You can use either white urad dal or even split black urad dal to make this dish.
This is a one pot dish where the urad dal is cooked along with whole spices, dry red chilies, onions and tomatoes and spice powders and finely the Dal kabila is tempered with ghee and cumin seeds.
Serve the Dal kabila with Palak Ragi & Oats Wheat Thepla and Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes for a wholesome weeknight diabetic indian dinner or lunch.
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- 1 teaspoon Ghee
- 1 cup White Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini)
- 3 Cloves (Laung)
- 3 Dry Red Chillies
- 1 Onion , finely chopped
- 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
- 1/2 inch Ginger , finely chopped
- 1 Tomato , finely chopped
- 1 Green Chilli , slit
- 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania)
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/4 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- 3 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , chopped
- 3 cups Water For tempering
- 1 tablespoon Ghee
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Black pepper corns , lightly crushed
How to make Dal Kabila Recipe - Diabetic Urad Dal Tadka
To begin making Dal Kabila Recipe first wash urad dal and soak it for 2 hours. Prep all the ingredients.
Add ghee into the pressure cooker and place over medium heat.
Add in the dry red chillies, cinnamon stick, cloves and saute until you can smell the aromas of the spices coming through.
Add Onions and slit green chillies and saute until the onions soften and change colour.
Stir in the tomatoes, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, and saute.
Finally add the split urad dal, salt along with 3 cups of water and cook for 5 to 6 whistles (about 15 minutes).
Once done, turn off the heat and allow the pressure to release naturally.
Once the pressure has released, check the salt and adjust according to taste. Transfer the Dal Kabila/ Urad Dal Tadka to a serving bowl.
The final step is the tadka.
Heat the ghee in a pan over medium heat; add the cumin seeds, crushed black pepper and sauce for a few seconds until the cumin seeds crackle.
Spoon the takda over the Dal Kabila and serve hot.
Serve the Dal Kabila/ Urad Dal Tadka with Palak Ragi & Oats Wheat Thepla and Kachumber Salad Recipe With Cucumber, Onion & Tomatoes for a wholesome weeknight diabetic indian dinner or lunch.