by Tarla Dalal
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This is one lip-smacking dal for sure! Cooked with onions, perked up with tomatoes, and spiced with a pungent masala paste, masoor transforms into a sumptuous accompaniment that goes with any main course be it rice , rotis or puri !
Masala Masoor is perfect for parties and special events, when serving simple dals will not be appropriate, or on days when you have time to make just one accompaniment but would like it to be a tad extraordinary so the absence of more dishes is not felt.
- Combine the masoor, white onions, salt and 1 cup of water, mix well and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes or till they turn translucent.
- Add the prepared ground paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the tomatoes and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked masoor dal – onion mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot garnished with coriander.
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