|Cold Winter's day|
A bowl of dal is a comfort food. It brings warmth to a cold day, after a snowstorm, in NYC. My friends are always asking me for this mouth-watering recipe.
|A Delicious and Comforting Bowl of Dal|
|Close-up of Tarka "Tempering Mixture" on Dal|
The tarka is a garnish made by tempering your favorite spices in a skillet smoldering with piping hot butter or ghee.
"Tempering" is a process where your add your favorite spices, herbs and other flavors ,one at a time, to smoking hot oil, butter, or ghee. The oil will extract and enhance all of the sharp, spicy and sweet flavors of your selected ingredients.
|Tarka: Spices, Herbs, Onions Being Flash Cooked in Butter|