Masala Dal


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Dal is healthy, plain or spicy. But, this is one excellent dal you just cannot resist! comprising of four key varieties of pulses, cooked with onions and tomatoes, and perked up with a range of carefully chosen spices, masala dal is just the thing to have with hot rice and rotis.

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Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Method
  1. Wash all the dals together, salt and 1½ cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.
  3. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick kadhai, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the prepared paste and sauté on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the cooked dal and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Garnish with coriander and serve hot with rice or parathas.

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 on 09 Feb 15 01:22 PM


The flavor was out of this world!!
 on 13 Sep 14 07:31 AM


Absolutely delicious dal.. The best dal recipe I have ever made. Thank u tarla ji
 on 25 Oct 12 10:21 AM


Four dals, masoor, moong, tuvar and urad dal cooked in a spicy rich paste.
 on 12 Sep 12 12:00 PM


A spicy combination of moong dal, madooo dal, urad dal and tovar dal. A nice flavor comes from the Kashmiri chillies.
 on 06 Apr 11 02:49 PM


 on 31 Dec 10 12:37 PM