Mash daal with Tadka

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  • Ghee ¼ Cup
  • Laung (Cloves) 5-6
  • Sabut kali mirch (Black peppercorns) 6-8
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne 1 inch piece
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 1 medium
  • Lehsan (Garlic) crushed 1 tbs
  • Hari mirch (Green chilies) 2-3
  • Tamatar (Tomatoes) grinded 2 medium
  • Hing (Asafeotida) powder ¼ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Haldee powder (Turmeric powder) ¼ tsp
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Mash daal (White lentil gram) 250 gms (soaked & boiled with salt)
  • Pani (Water) 1 Cup or as required
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped 1-2 tbs
  • Garam masala powder ½ tsp

Tadka: (Optional)

  • Cooking oil 2-3 tbs
  • Sabut lal mirch (Whole red chilies) 5-6
  • Zeera (Cumin seeds) ½ tsp
  • Lal mirch powder (Red chili powder) ¼ tsp
  • Adrak (Ginger) julienne
  • Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) chopped


In pot,add ghee and let it melt,add cloves,black peppercorns and mix.

Add ginger and mix well.

Add onion and fry until light brown.

Add garlic and mix well.

Add green chilies and fry for a minute.

Add grinded tomatoes and mix well.

Add asafeotida powder,red chili powder,turmeric powder and salt,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Ad boiled white lentil gram and mix well.

Add water and mix well.

Add fresh coriander and garam masala powder,cover and let it simmer for 2 minutes.Its ready to serve!

Tadka: (Optional)

In small frying pan,add cooking oil,whole red chilies,cumin seeds and fry for 1 minute.

Turn off the flame,add red chili powder and mix.

Add tadka on cooked white lentil gram and garnish with ginger,fresh coriander & serve.

Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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