Dhaba style Dal Tadka Recipe

  • Jun 15, 2024
  • By Team Baclinc
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This soulful preparation of the dhaba style dal tadka is sure to fascinate you with the aroma and the burst of flavour with every bite!



  • 1 cup toor dal
  • 1 cup orange masoor dal 
  • 1 cup channa dal
  • 1 cup split urad dal
  • ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale turmeric powder
  • 2-3 green chillies 
  • Small piece of ginger
  • Water as required
  • Salt as per taste 

For tadka:

For tempering:

  • ½ tablespoon oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • ½ tablespoon jeera
  • Coriander leaves


    1. Prepare the dall: Add 1 cup toor dal, 1 cup orange masoor dal, 1 cup channa dal and 1 cup split urad dal in a bowl and give it a good mix. Wash it thoroughly with clean water.Cook the dal in a cooker by adding ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale turmeric powder, 2-3 green chillies slit and Small piece of ginger. Add salt as per taste and water and cook the daal in low to medium flame until mashed.
    2. Prepare the tadka: Heat some oil in a pan and add 1 tablespoon oil, ½ tablespoon jeera, 3-4 cloves of garlic minced, and 1 onion cut up and saute it well. To this, add ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale turmeric powder, 1 tablespoon Bhoj Masale Kashmiri red chili powder, ½ tablespoon Bhoj Masale coriander powder, 1 tomato chopped and 2 green chillies slit and saute again. Add some water to give it a good consistency and mix well.
    3. Add the dal: Once the tomato is mashed well, add the cooked dal to this and mix thoroughly. Adjust the consistency with water.
  • Temper the daal: Heat ½ tablespoon of oil to a pan and add 2 cloves of garlic minced and ½ tablespoon jeera and add it on top of the dal prepared.
    1. Give the dal a finishing touch by adding cut up coriander leaves on the top and the dhaba style dal tadka is ready to be enjoyed!


    • Add at least 2-3 mixes of dal varieties for better taste.