Tempering w/Black Seeds
Super tasty tadka with mustard seeds, kalongi seeds & spices in authentic mustard oil. Try it & you will never go back to plain tadka!
Tadka is a kind of tempering used to make lentils/beans/curries more tasty and healthy. It's an Ayurvedic concept - one that enhances digestion as well as body's healing capacity due to the influence of ginger, garlic, spices and herbs in it. The oil in the tadka is used by the body to transfer spices into the cells and use the spices for their healing properties.
What are the benefits of my tadka? Why did I 'design' this? Read on...
Mustard & Cumin Seeds - Digestives as well as nutrient dense
Cilantro - Cancer fighting herb + blood cleanser + flushes heavy metals out of the body
Tomatoes - Cancer fighter (esp. prostate cancer) + good for skin
Garlic & Green Chilies - Cancer fighters + digestives + anti-inflammatory + anti-bacterial + anti-viral
Turmeric - Cancer fighting spice + anti-inflammatory
Cayenne - Cancer fighting spice + blood cleansing + heart healthy!
Black Seeds - Powerful cancer inhibitors as well as great for cancer and inflammation prevention.
Asafoetida - An excellent spice for digestion and healing of the gut.
Ingredients for Tadka (Tempering) -
1. Organic, Unrefined coconut oil - 4 to 6 tablespoons
2. Mustard seeds - 1 Teaspoon
3. Cumin seeds - 3-4 Tablespoons
4. Black seeds - 1 Tablespoon
5. Asafoetida (hing) - Pinch's worth
6. Organic tomatoes
7. Garlic (1 or 2 whole garlic -the more, the better!)
8. Green chilies - 4
9. 1 whole bunch organic cilantro/coriander
10. Turmeric, cayenne, sea salt (add less first, you can adjust later - so 1/3 teaspoon each)
NOTE - Turmeric & mustard seeds - if added too much, can make food slightly bitter. So add less first.
Do enjoy with family/friends as well as give some to your dogs. Very healthy for them..:)
Simple steps -
1. Watch the video/pics for step-by-step recipe.
Pair this with - Onion Rice w/Cilantro
WHAT can I tell all the readers who are thinking of making this dish but GO AHEAD AND MAKE IT. This is a masterpiece on a plate.
OMG!!!!!! What a great comment! This made my day! Thank you! And I am so glad you love it. Do try my other black seeds tadka - you will love them too! -Somyata.
Oh, I am BACK and hoped to find a zillion comments about this dish. Since first making it, it has become a regular in my refrigerator and I eat it a couple times a day, EVERY DAY.
Dear Joanne - It is SUCH A DELIGHT to have YOU as my subscriber! It is me who is lucky one - you take your time to give feedback and spread hope and gratitude.
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