Tadka Dhall | Bengal Gram

Tadka Dhall

Tadka Dhall

Who cannot like a lunch that comprises of Steaming hot rice and ghee with tadka dhall? For a change instead of Thoor Dhall I wanted to try tadka dhal with bengal gram and it was so good. The taste was differentiable but was good. Hope you can try it too.


Bengal Gram- 1 cup
Onion- 1
Tomato- 2
Red chillies- 3
Salt as per taste
Jeera/Cumin- 1 tbsp
Oil- 1 tbsp
Ghee- 2 tbsp
Garam masala- 1 tbsp
Mustard- 1 tbsp
Coriander leaves- few
Water- 2 cups
Turmeric- 1 tsp


Tadka Dhall

Tadka Dhall
  • Wash and soak dhal for 30 minutes minimum in excess water.
  • Pressure cook dhall with 2 cups of water, turmeric and jeera.
  • Run the cooked dhall in a mixer grinder to make a smooth paste.
  • Heat a kadai with oil and ghee.
  • Fry mustard,, red chillies and toss them well.
  • Add finely chopped onion and tomato and cook till oil separates from tomato.
  • Add Garam masala and cooked dhall.
  • Add finely chopped coriander leaves and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot with fulkha or rice.
Tadka Dhall
Other Lentils/Pulses Recipe:         Other Vegetarian Gravies:   
Dhal Makhani                                    Idichakka Gravy                         Spicy Mushroom Masala
Sambar                                             Mixed Vegetable Korma             Kalan
Dhal Curry                                        Soy Mint Gravy                           Tomato Gravy 
Green Gram Celery Gravy                 Paneer Butter Masala                  Pepper Mushroom Gravy 
Green Peas Masala                           Paneer Makhanwala                    Soy Gravy 
Green Peas Kachori                          Mushroom Curry- Kerala Style   Masala Curry 
Channa Masala                                 Olan                                            Kathrikka Bhajji
Channa Methi Gravy                         Ripe Mango Curry                       Rasam
                                                         Brinjal Puli Kuzhambu                 Capsicum Gravy
                                                         Cauliflower Subzi                        Stew  


  1. Comforting dal,can survive for many days with it.

  2. Such a comfort dish it is :) Goes well with anything !


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