lasooni dal tadka recipe | dal lasooni | garlic dal tadka recipe

lasooni dal tadka recipe | dal lasooni | garlic dal tadka recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. a simple and flavoured curry or dal recipe made with toor dal or pigeon pea lentil. it is unique dal recipe as it does not involve adding the onion and tomato-based seasoning with just garlic and ghee tempering. it is an ideal side dish for jeera rice and can also be served with other rice recipes like fried rice or pulao recipes.
lasooni dal tadka recipelasooni dal tadka recipe | dal lasooni | garlic dal tadka recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. there are numerous and myriad ways to make a day to day dal recipe. this can be done with different types of dal or lentils or with the combination of lentils. one such simple and easy flavoured dal recipe is lasooni dal tadka recipe made with toor dal and a generous amount of garlic seasoning.

as i mentioned previously, dal lasooni or lasooni dal tadka is unique and very easy to prepare compared to other traditional dal recipes. basically, in this recipe, i have not added or seasoned it with finely chopped onions and tomatoes. the lentils are pressure cooked, which is followed by mashing it to a smooth paste. to this, it is added with roughly chopped garlic pods seasoned in a generous amount of ghee. note that while seasoning, i have also added red chilli powder to it. it helps to add the spice level and also texture and colour to garlic dal tadka.

dal lasooni

furthermore, i would like to add some tips and suggestions to lasooni dal tadka recipe. firstly, you can easily extend the recipe by adding a combination of lentils or dal. you can experiment with combination moong dal, channa dal and even masoor dal with equal quantity. secondly, while you are seasoning the garlic pods with chilli powder, add some dry kasuri methi leaves for extra flavour and taste. lastly, you can follow the same step of tempering garlic pods to a normal dal recipe too. in other words, you can use the garlic seasoning with onion and tomato-based seasoning too.

finally, do visit my other simple and easy dal recipes collection with this post of lasooni dal tadka recipe. it includes recipes like moong dal tadka, panchmel dal, dhaba style dal, masoor dal tadka, channa dal, dal makhani and dal fry recipe. in addition, i request you to check my other recipes collection like,

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lasooni dal tadka recipe
lasooni dal tadka recipe | dal lasooni | garlic dal tadka recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

easy lasooni dal tadka recipe | dal lasooni | garlic dal tadka recipe

Course: dal
Cuisine: north indian
Servings: 3 Servings
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML)
for pressure cooking:
  • ¾ cup toor dal rinsed
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 3 cup water
for dal:
  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 1 tsp cumin / jeera
  • pinch hing / asafoetida
  • 3 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 chilli slit
  • ½ tsp ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tbsp coriander finely chopped
  • 1 tsp  lemon juice
for tadka:
  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter
  • 2 clove garlic sliced
  • 1 dried red chilli broken
  • ¼ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp  coriander finely chopped
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a pressure cook take ¾ cup toor dal, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp oil.
  2. add 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
  3. once the pressure settles down, mash the dal using a whisk.
  4. further, in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and splutter 1 tsp cumin and pinch hing.
  5. also add 3 clove garlic, 1 chilli and ½ tsp ginger paste. saute well.
  6. additionally, add ¼ tsp turmeric and ½ tsp chilli powder. saute on low flame.
  7. now add pressure cooked toor dal and mix well.
  8. adjust the consistency by adding ½ cup water or more.
  9. simmer for 2 minutes or until dal absorbs flavour.
  10. furthermore, add 2 tbsp coriander and 1 tsp lemon juice. mix well.
  11. now in a small kadai, heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute 2 clove garlic, 1 dried red chilli.
  12. turn off the flame and add ¼ tsp chilli powder and 1 tsp coriander. mix well.
  13. pour the tempering over dal and mix well.
  14. finally, enjoy lasooni dal tadka with jeera rice.

how to make dal lasooni with step by step photo:

  1. firstly, in a pressure cook take ¾ cup toor dal, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp oil.
    lasooni dal tadka recipe
  2. add 3 cups of water and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
    lasooni dal tadka recipe
  3. once the pressure settles down, mash the dal using a whisk.
    lasooni dal tadka recipe
  4. further, in a large kadai heat 1 tbsp ghee and splutter 1 tsp cumin and pinch hing.
    lasooni dal tadka recipe
  5. also add 3 clove garlic, 1 chilli and ½ tsp ginger paste. saute well.
    lasooni dal tadka recipe
  6. additionally, add ¼ tsp turmeric and ½ tsp chilli powder. saute on low flame.
    lasooni dal tadka recipe
  7. now add pressure cooked toor dal and mix well.
    dal lasooni
  8. adjust the consistency by adding ½ cup water or more.
    dal lasooni
  9. simmer for 2 minutes or until dal absorbs flavour.
    dal lasooni
  10. furthermore, add 2 tbsp coriander and 1 tsp lemon juice. mix well.
    garlic dal tadka recipe
  11. now in a small kadai, heat 1 tbsp ghee and saute 2 clove garlic, 1 dried red chilli.
    garlic dal tadka recipe
  12. turn off the flame and add ¼ tsp chilli powder and 1 tsp coriander. mix well.
    garlic dal tadka recipe
  13. pour the tempering over dal and mix well.
    garlic dal tadka recipe
  14. finally, enjoy lasooni dal tadka with jeera rice.
    dal lasooni

notes:

  • firstly, along with toor dal you can also add moong dal and masoor dal for variation.
  • also, i have used lemon juice for sourness, you can definitely add tomatoes.
  • additionally, increase the amount of garlic for more garlicky punch.
  • finally, lasooni dal tadka recipe tastes great when prepared with ghee.
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