Masoor dal tadka

Spicy and tangy whole red lentil


  • 1 cup whole Masoor dal, soaked in water for 30 minutes
  • 3 tablespoons Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Red chili powder
  • 3 teaspoons Amchoor powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida
  • Salt to taste


  1. Pressure cook dal. Once cooled, add turmeric powder, salt and amchoor. Mix well.
  2. Temper dal with hot ghee, fried golden garlic, hing and cumin seeds.
  3. Bring dal to boil. Add red chilli powder.
  4. Serve Masoor dal tadka hot with ghee and rice.

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