During my early years of work, I was always short on cash. Three meals a day would become two and by the end of the month, I'd be down to one with a lot of unhealthy snacks.
This authentic dal tadka is nutritious, delicious
It was during one of my hunger pangs that I discovered the joys of dal (a dish made from lentils). This miracle dish is high in protein, low in fat and very nutritious. And the best part of it is that you can have it as it is.
Protein-wise, the combination of dal and rice can be all a vegetarian needs. Amazingly, this combination either by purpose or unwittingly represents a dish that’s nutritionally protein-perfect. The lentils in dal provide complementary proteins and some essential amino acids.
My favourite is the Dal Tadka which is not only good and quite easy to make.
For a serving of 2-3, this is what you need.
For the tadka
This heavenly delight can be had with some steamed rice or Indian bread. Enjoy!