dhaba style daal

Dhaba Style Dal Tadka

Daal Chawal is my family’s favorite recipe. This recipe along with instant pot makes it so easy for me to make it in no time. Since i bought instant pot i have making yogurt in it almost every week in summers and broth o slow cook mode in winters .
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Indian, Pakistani


  • https://amzn.to/3eZIFoi (instant pot)


  • 1 Cup Channa Daal Soaked 30 Min
  • ½ Cup Masoor Daal Soaked 30 Min
  • ½ Cup Moong Daal Soaked 30 Min
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Red Chili
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 chicken cube
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 4 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • ¼ tsp Baking Powder
  • Tarka
  • Oil/butter
  • 1 Onion
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 whole red chili


  • Put everything in the pan with 2 liter water or Broth
  • Put Instant pot on Pressure cook mode for 15 minutes and natural release
  • It may look separate Use wooden spoon to mix it all together.
  • Cook on Saute Mode until it reaches your required consistency.
  • Add fresh Cilantro and green chilies
  • For tarka In separate pan take 2 tbsp butter
  • Add onion let it fry until golden brown
  • Add garlic and whole red chilies
  • Toss for 30 seconds and add it in daal.
  • Serve with aromatic Rice, roti or Naan
  • It may look a little runny but it will thicken to the perfect consistency.
  • Bonus Recipe
  • Pickled Green Chilies
  • In a small jar add 5-6 Green Chilies slit in half, half cup water, half cup vinegar, 1 tbsp sugar, ½ tsp salt, 5-6 cloves, cinnamon stick and 1 star anise.
  • Let it sit for couple of hours.
  • Enjoy with meals.
Keyword Dhaba Style Dal Tadka

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