Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
by Tarla Dalal
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Here is something you can prepare on any day, to enjoy the satiating wholesomeness of home-cooked meals! This Masoor Dal is prepared using common spice powders and pastes, not to forget tasty onions and tomatoes, which give it a lip-smacking flavour and aroma.
Serve it hot with your favourite Rotis , to make a hearty meal.
- Combine the masoor dal, little salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
- Add the onions, curry leaves and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the tomatoes, chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes ,while stirring occasionally.
- Add the cooked masoor dal, 1 cup of water and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
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