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Rich in taste and flavors a unique recipe of double dal tadka which made once your family will ask you to make again and again.

Who does not like dal tadka, specially when one is ordering food at a road side dhaba? To make this double the fun, here I have come up with an special version of this dhaba style delicacy – double dal tadka. This recipe is the perfect example of how anything double can be more fun. This recipe is just delicious and can make your everyday lunch a special one. If you wish to spice up your lunch table then this is the recipe you need to try. Once you make this recipe there is no going back to the normal dal tadka. I have posted other recipes made from dal like Mix Veg Dal Bhajji, Moong dal Twisties, Moong Dal Nuggets and many more.

Follow the recipe step by step to get the perfect double dal tadka.

Double Dal Tadka Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian



  • 1.5 cups Toor Dal
  • 4 cups Water
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Oil

First Tadka

  • 2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 inch Ginger fine chopped
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic fine chopped
  • 2 Green Chilli fine chopped
  • 1 Onion fine chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 Tomato fine chopped
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • Coriander Leaves fine chopped
  • 1/2 Lemon Juice
  • Salt Accoding to taste

Second Tadka

  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Red chilli Powder
  • 2 Red Chilli



  • Wash and soak toor dal for ½ hour.
  • Add soaked dal to cooker and add water.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, oil and let it whistle for 2-3 times.

First Tadka

  • Heat a pan and add ghee.
  • Once ghee is a bit hot add cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, green chilli and mix well.
  • Now add onion and cook till onion becomes pink.
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, tomato, salt.
  • Mix and cook till tomatoes are mushy.
  • Now add water and cook till tomatoes leaves oil from it.
  • After oil is released add dal, garam masala powder, coriander leaves,lemon juice and mix well.
  • Boil for 2 minutes and set it aside.

Second Tadka

  • Heat a pan and add ghee.
  • Once ghee is hot add asafoetida, cumin seeds, red chilli powder, red chilli and mix well
  • Now add the hot tadka to dal.



Shilpi’s Quick Tricks
  • Don’t add too much salt as you have already added salt in dal.
Keyword dal, lunch, tadka
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