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Dal Tarkay Wali Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups daal channa (gram lentils)
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 tsp garlic paste
  • 2 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1\4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1\4 cup oil
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds, crushed
  • 2 whole dried red chilies, crushed
  • 1 tsp garam masala powder
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped
  • 3 green chilies
  • salt to taste

Method:

  • Pick over the lentil thoroughly and wash in several changes of water.
  • Soak the lentil in plenty of water for 3-4 hours.
  • Put the drained lentil in a heavy medium skillet; add water, garlic and ginger paste, chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder and salt.
  • Place the skillet over high heat and bring the lentil to a boil then reduce heat to low, cover and simmer until lentil is tender and slightly mushy, about 25-30 minutes.
  • Transfer lentil to a serving dish and cover with the lid to keep the lentil hot.

Prepare Baghar:

  • Heat oil in a small frying pan, add sliced onions and stirring frequently saute until the onions turn golden.
  • Add cumin seeds, as soon as the cumin seeds splutter, add crushed dry red chilies and at once pour it over the lentil.
  • Sprinkle garam masala and replace the cover on the serving dish 3-4 minutes to infuse the aroma.
  • Sprinkle dal with coriander leaves and chopped green chilies.
  • Serve hot with chapati.
Dal Tarkay Wali Recipe
Dal Tarkay Wali Recipe