No Tadka Ma Chana Daal


No oil daal display


No oil daal

  1. Chana Daal/Bengal Gram – ¼ cup
  2. Ma Chhilka/Split black gram – ¼ cup
  3. Chopped Onion- ¼ cup
  4. Tomato- ¼ cup
  5. Ginger paste/grated- 1 tspn
  6. Grated Garlic- 1 tspn
  7. Cumin seed ½ tspn
  8. Kashmiri mirch powder for colour- 1 tspn
  9. Garam Masala powder/or toasted garam masala powder- 1 tspn Divided
  10. Salt 1 ½ tspn.
  11. Chopped coriander- 1 tblspn
  12. Green Chili – 2
  13. Sliced tomato for garnishing- 3
  14. Turmeric powder ½ tspn (optional)
  15. Water 3 cups for thick consistency. May increase as required.
  16. Ghee (optional)



In a pressure cooker pour everything one by one except tomato slices and coriander leaves. Also save half of garam masala for garnishing.

Cover the lid and cook on high flame for 3-4 mins or 3 whistles.

Reduce the flame to sim and cook for another 10 mins.

No oil daal 3

Cool the cooker and open it. You will find the cooked onions and tomatoes on the surface of daal. Give a nice stir to mix. If you find the right consistency its fine otherwise pour water as required and give it a good boil.

Transfer to the serving bowl and garnish with chopped coriander and tomato slices.

Best served with jeera rice/steamed rice/Naan/Roti.


Note: If you want grease in the dal and prefer ghee aroma then pour ghee of room temperature and enjoy.




3 Comments Add yours

  1. Neelam Tiku says:

    Looks tastes yummy


    1. Try on, u will stop cooking tarka dal


  2. when healthier is tastier, why go for show off? Try Try Try thiiiiis..its just yum

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