Suva Masoor Dal


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An unusual combination of ingredients viz. Suva (dill) and Masoor. Abundantly rich in protein, calcium, iron, folic acid and zinc, Masoor makes a good combination with sweet tasting Suva to make a delicacy in itself. Garlic adds its own unique flavour and perks up the taste of the dal.

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Suva Masoor Dal recipe - How to make Suva Masoor Dal

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  1. Clean, wash and soak the dal for about 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
  2. Add the turmeric powder, salt and 1 cup of water and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  3. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Remove, whisk well and keep aside.
  4. Heat a non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot, add the cumin seeds and dry roast for 30 seconds.
  5. Add the curry leaves, garlic, green chillies, onions and dry roast till the onions turn light brown in colour.
  6. Add the cooked dal, dill leaves and ½ cup of water and bring to boil.
  7. Lower the flame and simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Serve hot.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy 27 kcal
Protein 3.3 gm
Carbohydrate 8.1 gm
Invisible Fat 0.1 gm
Calcium 13.2 mg
Iron 1.2 mg

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