Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala Review - Mishry
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Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala Review – Flavor In A Pack

Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala offers an immaculate blend of wholesome flavors.

Mishry Rating

Flavor
5 / 5
5
Convenience
4 / 5
4
4.5
SUPERB!

Summary

With a favorable balance of spices, an inviting aroma, and convenience, Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala makes for a quick and convenient way to add flavorful kicks to your bowl of dal.

Perfectly tempered dal with a bowl of jeera rice- satisfies the soul and your taste buds, one spoonful at a time.

While preparing dal is fairly easy, tempering it with a favorable balance of spices and aromatics may not be everyone’s cup of tea. That’s where our Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala review can be of some assistance. This is a ready-to-use mix with ‘natural oils’ that claims to enhance the flavor and aroma.

From packaging to preparation, does convenience run through all aspects?

Relevant details are mentioned in the table below.

Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala  Product Details
Price Rs 70/- 
Quantity 100 grams
Main Ingredients Chilli powder, coriander powder, dehydrated onion powder, cumin powder, and dried ginger powder.
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Mishry Rating (on 5) 4.5
tata sampann dal tadka masala carton
The box featured an inviting graphic.

Our Review Factors

Our review of Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala was based on the flavor, aroma, and convenience it lends in terms of packaging, preparation, and mixability. 

1. Flavor

Tadka or tempering must have a balance of spices and aromatics. It shouldn’t just be loaded with heat and oily flavors. 

We were looking for the freshness of herbs like coriander, toasty flavors from cumin, and the warmth of ginger- all packed with a punch of spice.

2. Convenience

Add and stir? Is that all? How many ingredients does this call for from the pantry? All-in-all, is this ideal for regular use?

3. Main Ingredients

Tempering used in Indian sides typically consists of chilli, coriander, cumin, ginger, garlic, among other ingredients. What is Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala made of? Additives, preservatives, what does it contain?

4. Other Parameters

Price

A sachet prepares six servings. Considering the price, is this a value-for-money product?

Packaging

One carton holds 100 grams of the tadka masala. Is this packed in individual sachets or all in a pack? Does the brand offer some storage instructions?

Shelf Life

What is the shelf life of this ready-to-use masala?

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Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala – Detailed Review

Price & Packaging

A 100-gram carton holds 5 individual sachets priced at Rs 70/-. This has a shelf life of 18 months. 

Main Ingredients

Chili powder, coriander powder, dehydrated onion powder (anticaking agent INS 470), cumin powder, dried ginger powder, dried mango powder, mustard, tomato powder (anticaking agent INS 551), dehydrated garlic granules (anticaking agent INS 470), coriander leaves, turmeric powder, acidity regulator (INS 330), fennel powder, compounded asafoetida (stabilizer INS 412), green chilli powder, iodised salt (anticaking agent INS 536, INS 551). 

tata sampann dal tadka masala packing and appearance
It had a deep orange-brown appearance with a bold aroma.

How we made it

  • Following the instructions on the pack, we cooked a combination of dal like moong, chana, and toor with some turmeric.
  • Then we sauteed some garlic in ghee and added a cup of chopped onions.
  • This was cooked until they turned translucent/golden.
  • We then added chopped tomatoes and let them cook until the oil started to leave from the sides.
  • Finally, we added one sachet to this cooked mix and let it saute for 30 seconds before adding the dal. 
adding tata sampann masala to dal
A peek at the cooking process.

Aroma

Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala had a pleasing aroma. It was masaledar, with hints of the herbs and spices used. 

Taste 

Heavenly! This tadka masala added a comforting flavor to the dal. This blend could not have been better. It was well-rounded and balanced. There was a slight tanginess that we liked. The spice was apt too. 

Convenience

There are five sachets in the carton. Each sachet holds sufficient powder to prepare six servings. 

The step-by-step details are mentioned on the carton that are easy to follow. The fact that the masala dissolves easily is appreciated.

dal tadka masala ready to eat
The dal ready to be served.
Flavor- 5/5
Packaging- 5/5
Convenience- 4/5
Ingredients- 4/5
  • Full marks on packaging, it preserves freshness.
  • The aroma and appearance were remarkable.
  • We liked the flavor this added to our dal.
  • It is quite convenient and economic.
  • Considering dal is something that most Indian homes consume on a daily basis, we would have liked this even better if this masala was free from anticaking agents.

Has your culinary journey just taken off? Looking to add some convenience to your meal prep? May we suggest Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala?

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala

No, the spice level was apt and elevated the overall flavor of our dal.

No, this does not have preservatives but it contains a variety of anticaking agents and citric acid.

This has a shelf life of 18 months.

One sachet is ideal for preparing six servings.

Final Words

Wrapping up, Mishry quite liked Tata Sampann Dal Tadka Masala. Aroma, flavors, price, packaging- this ready-to-use mix fared well. Effortless mixability and spot-on flavors, we’d recommend our readers to give this a try for when you want to experiment beyond your everyday dal tadkas. 

Do you prefer pre-portioned mixes or ‘swaad-anusaar‘ is your way to go?

Our reviews are unbiased and all samples used during the reviews were paid for by us. Read our entire ethics statement here.

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