Tadka Masoor Dal Recipe: Rich In Protein And Iron


Welcome to the world of delicious and nutritious Tadka Masoor Dal! Get ready to tantalize your taste buds and boost your health with this protein and iron-rich recipe.


First, soak 1 cup of masoor dal in water for 30 minutes. Then, pressure cook it with 2 cups of water, 1 tsp turmeric powder, and salt to taste for 10 minutes.


In a pan, heat 2 tbsp oil and add 1 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp mustard seeds, and a pinch of asafoetida. Once they splutter, add 1 chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.


Next, add 1 chopped tomato, 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste, and 1 chopped green chili. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and the raw smell of ginger-garlic disappears.


Now, add 1 tsp coriander powder, 1 tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp garam masala, and 1 tsp red chili powder. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.


Add the cooked dal to the pan and mix everything together. Let it simmer for 5 minutes, adding water if needed to adjust the consistency.


For the final touch, add a handful of chopped coriander leaves and 1 tsp lemon juice. Mix well and turn off the heat.


Your Tadka Masoor Dal is now ready to be served! Enjoy it with steamed rice or roti for a complete and satisfying meal.


Not only is this dal delicious, but it is also packed with protein and iron, making it a perfect choice for vegetarians and vegans.


So, what are you waiting for? Try out this easy and healthy Tadka Masoor Dal recipe today and treat yourself to a flavorful and nutritious meal!