Make delicious dal tadka by following an easy recipe - 24 Mantra Organic

Make delicious dal tadka by following an easy recipe - 24 Mantra Organic


Relishing recipe for dal tadka to try now


Have you been long trying to make dal tadka just like a restaurant but all in vain? Have you tried different recipes of dal fry but never succeeded to get that taste? All your woes come to an end with the perfect dal tadka recipe shared below. Infused with different spices and ghee, this recipe uses all the organic ingredients as they taste far better than the normal ingredients and are healthy too.

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Making yummy dal tadka 

Preparation time – 15 minutes

Cooking time – Half an hour

Ingredients you need for the dal

  • Tur dal – 200 gm
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt – as needed
  • Ginger – 1 inch
  • Green chilli – 1
  • Garlic – 4 cloves
  • Ghee – 1.5 tablespoon
  • Red chilli powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garam masala – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Coriander powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Tomatoes – 2, medium-sized, chopped
  • Coriander leaves – a bunch, freshly chopped
  • Kasuri methi – 1 teaspoon
  • Cumin seeds – 1 teaspoon
  • Water – as needed
  • Onion – 1, finely chopped
  • Cloves – 3-4

Ingredients needed for tadka

  • Ghee – 2 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Red chilli powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Garlic – 2, coves, chopped finely
  • Dried red chillies – 2

How to make dal tadka

  • Take a pressure cooker and add some water followed by some salt, turmeric powder and tur dal. Now let it cook on medium flame till 4-5 whistles. After that, simmer on low flame for a few minutes and put it down.
  • Place a wok on a high flame and pour ghee into it. As it becomes hot, add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds and 2-3 cloves.
  • Saute a bit and add the finely chopped onion. When it is frying, crush the garlic, green chillies and ginger add it to the onion when they become translucent and cook them for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now mix the chopped tomatoes and cook it until the pieces are soft.
  • Once they are soft, start mixing the spices one by one. Turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and garam masala, kasuri methi – add everything and dry them till their raw smell go away.
  • Transfer the tur dal from the cooker to the wok and add the chopped cilantro and pour some water and mix well.
  • Let the dal boil for 4-5 minutes on low flame.
  • While the dal is boiling, place a dry pan on high flame and add the ghee. As soon as the ghee becomes hot, add the dry red chillies, crushed garlic and red chilli powder. Saute a bit and add them on the top of the dal and give them a nice mix.

That is it! Your delicious dal tadka is ready to be served. To give it a nice smoky flavour, you can put a small bowl with hot charcoal within the dal and add a dollop of ghee on the charcoal. Cover the wok immediately and keep it like that for 10 minutes. After that, take off the lid and serve the dal with hot rotis or paratha.

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Nutritional facts of dal tadka you should know

Each serving of this tasty dal tadka will provide you with the following:


282 kcal


13 gm


37 gm


4.5 mg


16 gm

Saturated fat

5 gm


20 mg


4 gm


681 mg


935 mg

Bottom line

So, now you know how to prepare dal tadka easily at home. Try it out the next weekend and give a relishing surprise to your taste buds. And make it mandatory to opt for the organic ingredients as they are 100% natural and free of chemicals and pesticides. Taste the purity and healthy difference!


Try 24 Mantra Organic’s Range of Dals and savour the taste of organic goodness.

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