Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe Using Preethi Electric Pressure Cooker

Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka and rice is the ultimate comfort food and it is made with basic ingredients found in every Indian home. Dal tadka is found on most restaurant menus and every Indian loves a home cooked dal. Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe  is a very nutritious high protein lentil dish that is simple to prepare.  Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal), Ghee, Onion, Ginger, Garlic, Green Chillies, Tomato, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Red Chilli powder, Coriander Powder (Dhania), Garam masala powder, Salt, Lemon juice, Coriander (Dhania) Leaves, Ghee, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini), Garlic, Red Chilli powder   1 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal) , washed and soaked for 15 minutes 1 tablespoon Ghee 1 Onion , finely chopped 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped 6 cloves Garlic , finely chopped 2 Green Chillies , slit 1 Tomato , finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania) 1/2 teaspoon Garam masala powder Salt , to taste 1 tablespoon Lemon juice Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , a small bunch, finely chopped Ingredients for tadka 1 tablespoon Ghee 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 inch Cinnamon Stick (Dalchini) 4 cloves Garlic , thinly sliced 1/4 teaspoon Red Chilli powder     10   30     To begin making the Punjabi Toor Dal Tadka Recipe,press the menu option of the electric pressure cooker and keep pressing the plus button till you reach P-15 which is the saute mode. Allow the pan to preheat for about 4 minutes. Once the pan is heated, add the ghee, onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies and saute until the onions are soft and slightly golden in color. Once done add the tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste. Saute until the tomatoes are soft and mushy.After the tomatoes are soft add the toor dal along with two cups of water. Stir well to combine and cover the pressure cooker. Change the nozzle to the pressure mode. Now change the menu option to Dal Mode. To do this press the keep warm option and then the Menu. Press plus button till you reach P-4 the Dal mode.Once done the electric cooker will go into the “ÖH”mode indicating that the cooking time is completed. Allow the pressure to release naturally. Wait until the red nozzle goes down and then open the pressure cooker. Stir in coriander leaves and squeeze juice from one lemon. Keep aside.