Maukas Tadka

Tadka is basically North Indian daal but equally popular in Bengal. So this dish is purely made as a part of Bengali recipe.

Maukas Tarka
Tarka with tandoori paratha
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Banani Banerjee's Secret Indian Recipe !

Preparation Time: 
10 Min
Cooking Time: 
20 Min


Green gram-500g
Mutton/Chicken Keema(Boiled)-200g
Garlic paste-5 tablespoon
Ginger paste-5 tablespoon
Green chilli-5 pcs
Kasoori Methi-3 tspoon
Sugar and Salt-As per taste
Turmeric-1/2 tspoon
Chili powder-1/2 tspoon
Oil-100 ml
Tomato(chopped)-2 medium sized
Water- As per requirement
Soak the lentils of green gram overnight in water.
Boil the soaked grains in water with salt and sugar and turmeric.
Now, take the oil in a Kadai and fry the chooped green chillies first and then add boiled Keema and chopped onions till golden brown.
To it, add ginger+garlic paste, salt,sugar,chili powder and chopped tomatoes and fry well.
After frying properly, add the boiled daal(green gram) to the fried mixture and cook well till everything is mixed.
Then, mix the Kasoori methi to the Tadka and boil the mixture for sometime.
Garnish it with Onion, Green chilli and tomato.
Serve the Tadka hot with Tandoori Paratha or Roti.
Fry the green chillies first in oil to make a special flavour.