Dal Tadka is an Indian vegetarian lentil dish (often called Dal) that is famous around the world for its velvety texture and aromatic spices. My version is simple and only takes a little over an hour to make in your Instapot. Treat your family to the exotic aromas and flavours of India with this scrumptious dish! Smart Recipes, Indian Recipes, Beans,Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Beans,Vegetables Indian Indian-Style Split Pea Soup (Dal Tadka) Indian-Style Split Pea Soup (Dal Tadka) Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H10M Serves 4 1 1/4 Cup Yellow Split Peas 6 1/2 Cups Water 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt 3/4 Teaspoon Ground Turmeric 1 Medium Onion 1 1/2 Tablespoons Freshly Grated Ginger 2 Small Thai Green Chilis 1/2 Tablespoon Dried Fenugreek Leaves 1 Small Bunch Of Cilantro Leaves 1/4 Teaspoon Garam Masala 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil 1/2 Tablespoon Cumin Seeds 1/2 Tablespoon Coriander Seeds 1/2 Tablespoon Fennel Seeds 1/4 Teaspoon Asafetida Powder 4 Whole Chili De Arbol 2 Cloves Garlic 1 Tablespoon Cayanne Powder 2 Large Lemons 1 Cup Fresh Tomatoes In a medium bowl, add 3 cups of water and soak split peas for 30 minutes. In the cooking pot of your Instat Pot, combine the drained and rinsed split peas, diced onions, tomatoes, grated ginger, minced chilies, salt, turmeric and 3 1/2 cups of water. Cook on high pressure for 30 minutes, and allow the pressure to release naturally. Carefully remove the lid of your pressure cooker, and set on saute mode, and bring to a low boil. Stir in the cilantro and fenugreek leaves, garam masala and stir to combine. In a medium skillet on medium-high heat, heat the oil and carefully stir in the remaining spices for the Oil & Spice Tempering Mixture. Saute until very fragrant, stirring often. Pour the Oil & Spice Tempering Mixture over the lentils, and stir well to combine. Serve the dal with steamed rice or naan and a wedge of fresh lemon.

Indian-Style Split Pea Soup (Dal Tadka)

Indian-Style Split Pea Soup (Dal Tadka) Recipe


Dal Tadka is an Indian vegetarian lentil dish (often called Dal) that is famous around the world for its velvety texture and aromatic spices. My version is simple and only takes a little over an hour to make in your Instapot. Treat your family to the exotic aromas and flavours of India with this scrumptious dish!

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

Indian

Protein

Beans,Vegetables

Category

Soups

Serves

4

Total Time

1 Hour 10 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 1 1/4 Cup Yellow Split Peas (Rinsed)
      • 6 1/2 Cups Water
      • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
      • 3/4 Teaspoon Ground Turmeric
      • 1 Medium Onion (Minced)
      • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Freshly Grated Ginger
      • 2 Small Thai Green Chilis (Seeded & Minced - Or Substitute A Jalapeno )
      • 1/2 Tablespoon Dried Fenugreek Leaves (Crushed)
      • 1 Small Bunch Of Cilantro Leaves (Minced)
      • 1/4 Teaspoon Garam Masala
      • 1 Cup Fresh Tomatoes (Chopped)

      • Oil & Spice Tempering Mixture
      • 1/3 Cup Vegetable Oil
      • 1/2 Tablespoon Cumin Seeds
      • 1/2 Tablespoon Coriander Seeds (Lightly Crushed)
      • 1/2 Tablespoon Fennel Seeds
      • 1/4 Teaspoon Asafetida Powder
      • 4 Whole Chili De Arbol
      • 2 Cloves Garlic (Crushed)
      • 1 Tablespoon Cayanne Powder
      • 2 Large Lemons (Cut Into Wedges)

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, add 3 cups of water and soak split peas for 30 minutes.
  2. In the cooking pot of your Instat Pot, combine the drained and rinsed split peas, diced onions, tomatoes, grated ginger, minced chilies, salt, turmeric and 3 1/2 cups of water. Cook on high pressure for 30 minutes, and allow the pressure to release naturally.
  3. Carefully remove the lid of your pressure cooker, and set on saute mode, and bring to a low boil. Stir in the cilantro and fenugreek leaves, garam masala and stir to combine.
  4. In a medium skillet on medium-high heat, heat the oil and carefully stir in the remaining spices for the Oil & Spice Tempering Mixture. Saute until very fragrant, stirring often.
  5. Pour the Oil & Spice Tempering Mixture over the lentils, and stir well to combine.
  6. Serve the dal with steamed rice or naan and a wedge of fresh lemon.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

426.0 kcal

Carbs

48.0 g

Fat

20.0 g

Protein

16.0 g

Cost Per Serving

$1.80

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