Kashmiri dal tadka recipe, how to make dal kashmiri at home

Priya Joshi | Jan 3, 2017 | 3 Comments so far

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Kashmiri dal tadka recipe with step by step photos :- Kashmiri dal tadka is another version of classic indian dal recipe. This delicious dal kashmiri has very aromatic and unique flavors. Very unique combination of garlic and coriander powder is the key of this kashmiri style of dal.

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Coming to the post, This dal has very unique flavors. Garlic and coriander powdr is added while boiling dal makes it unique.Dal is the most staple food in india and that is the reason we have a HUGE varieties of it.
When you are preparing any dal, You must ensure that dal cooked perfectly because most of dal recipes require really nice and creamy dal texture.This dal goes best with plain rice or roti or both

If you are beginner then kindly follow the measurements given below.

Check out some other delicious dal recipes ,
Restaurant style dal fry
Methi dal fry
homestyle dal tadka
gujarati dal
Langarwali dal

Recipe Details for making Dal Kashmiri below:

  Recipe kashmiri dal-how to make kashmiri style dal

 Prep Time : 15 min | Cook Time : 15 min | Total Time :30 mins
Main Ingredient : Pigeon peas split/ toor dal | Serves : 1-2 persons| Cuisine :North indian/Kashmiri
  • pigeon peas split / toor dal - 1/2 cup
  • water - 1 cup
  • salt to taste
  • Onion , chopped - 1 medium size
  • tomato ,chopped - 1 medium size
  • Garlic cloves - 3-4 nos
  • ginger-chili-garlic paste - 2 tbsp
  • coriander powder - 1tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • cumins - 1/4 tsp
  • asafoetida - a pinch
  • fresh coriander - to garnish
Ingredients for tempering:
Method for dal: 
  1. Wash toor dal in running water. Add 1 cup of water,garlic cloves and coriander powder into dal. pressure cook it on medium flame for 10-15 min or 4 whistles.
  2. Mash your dal and keep it aside.
  3. Heat oil in nonstick kadai.
  4. Add cumins. when they crackle add asafoetida and ginger-chili-garlic paste.
  5. Saute the paste until golden brown.
  6. Add onion and saute until golden brown.
  7. Add tomatoes,salt,red chili powder,coriander powder, turmeric powder and mix well.
  8. When tomatoes are soften add boiled dal.
  9. Boil the mixture for 5-7 mins.
  10. Keep the mixture aside.
Method/Assembling for tempering: 
  1. Heat oil and ghee together in tadka pan.
  2. Add cumins.When they crackle add asafoetida.
  3. Turn off the flame.
  4. Add red chili powder.
  5. Pour this tadka on dal.
  6. Serve hot with rice or roti.
  • wash and soak the toor daal atleast for 30 minutes before cooking to make it more creamy.
  • If you like thick consistency of daal, reduce the amount of water while cooking and if you like thinner consistency , you may add more water.
  • To make daal more healthy you can add vegetables like bottle gourd( lauki), Cucumber, Zucchini etc.
  • If you don't like ghee in your daal,You can completely skip adding the second tadka of ghee. Add only oil while preparing tadka.
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  1. Kashmiri dal looks and sounds yummy. Happy new year to you.

    1. Thank you so much... Happy new year to you too.....

  2. delicious dal tadka.............lovely step by step photos.


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