Search

Search

Recipe finder

Recipe Finder
Follow us : Facebook Pinterest Twitter Google Plus
You are here: Home» Recipes» Dhaba Dal Recipe

Dhaba Dal

The goodness of dal with tangy masalas for that authentic dhaba-food flavour.

Dhaba Dal Dhaba Dal

Chef's Name

: Seema Chandra

Recipe Servings

: 3

Recipe Cook Time

: 30 Minutes

Recipe Rating

:
star_red.pngstar_red.pngstar_red.pngstar_red.pngstar_red.png
Add to CookBook
PinExt.png
print
comments

Ingredients

  • 5 cups water

    1 cup urad dal (split black gram)

    1/2 tsp turmeric

    Salt


    For
    tempering:

    1 Tbsp butter

    1 tsp cumin seeds

    1/2 tsp ginger

    1 tsp garlic

    2 green chillies, slit

    1 small onion, minced

    1 small tomato, chopped

    1/4 cup tomato puree

    2 tsp dhabba tadka mix

    Juice of one lemon


    For dhabba tadka mix:

    1 Tbsp jeera

    1 1/2 Tbsp dhaniya seeds

    1 tsp fennel seeds or saunf

    1 tsp whole cloves

    1/2 inch cinnamon stick

    1/2 tsp Kashmiri red chilli powder

    1/4 tsp ground mace (Javitri powder)

    1 tsp turmeric powder

    Salt to taste

Method

Cook the dal with salt and turmeric in it.


To make the dhaba tadka mix:

Dry roast the whole spices (cumin, coriander seeds, saunf, cloves and cinnamon) on a tawa.

Add the turmeric powder, chilli, javitri powder and roast some more. Add the salt. Make a fine powder of the spices. You can store this powder.


For the dal:

In a deep pan, take a tablespoon of white butter, fry the zeera, ginger and garlic.

Then add the onions till they turn translucent.

Pour in the cooked dal, add salt, green chillies and the chopped tomatoes.

After one minute, add the tomato puree, and the dhaba tadka mix.

Top it up with lime juice.



Comments
Advertisement
Advertisement

MORE FROM NDTV

MORE FROM WEB

Related

  • Jeera Vegetables

    Jeera Vegetables

    A regular palak sabzi with a twist! Potatoes, carrots mixed with spinach puree a ...
  • The How and Why of Dal

    The How and Why of Dal

    I went to my local Indian grocery the other day looking for dal, but I couldn't ...
  • Indian food gaining popularity in Vienna

    Indian food gaining popularity in Vienna

    In a land of traditional cafes churning out an array of cakes, pastries and muff ...
  • Samosas

    Samosas

    Create this tea time classic at home! Roll out a fresh dough, fill in your likin ...
  • Dal Dhokli

    Dal Dhokli

    'Daal Dhokli' is a popular Gujarati curry. Savory dumplings made of whole wheat ...
  • Plum Chutney

    Plum Chutney

    Chutney made with the goodness of plums infused with warm flavours of cinnamon, ...
Advertisement