Doodhi Masoor Dal


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A delicious dal recipe with a blend of tuar and moong dal. The dals are tempered with mustard and cumin seeds and flavored with tomatoes, sugar and jeera powder. Simply delicious!

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Doodhi Masoor Dal recipe - How to make Doodhi Masoor Dal

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  1. Clean and wash the masoor dal.
  2. Dry roast the dal till it turns brown in colour.
  3. Cool and combine the dal with bottle gourd, salt and turmeric along with enough water, mix well adn pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid and keep aside.
  5. Heat the oil in a small pan and add the cumin seeds.
  6. When the seeds crackle, add the bayleaf, red chilli, sugar and ginger and saute for 1 minute.
  7. Pour this tempering over the dal and mix well.
  8. Serve hot.

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This recipe was contributed by kreeshna on 27 Jul 2011

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