Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe

Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe

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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.

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Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe recipe - How to make Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Combine the masoor dal, little salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  3. 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.
  4. Add the onions, curry leaves and garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy148 cal
Protein7.8 g
Carbohydrates20.1 g
Fiber3.8 g
Fat4.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium8.6 mg

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Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
 on 16 May 19 09:25 AM

Simple to cook and tastes delicious! Thanks for the recipe!
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
 on 04 Nov 17 06:08 AM

The mayor dal recipe is tops.👍🏻. My 4 year old son is very fussy & doesn’t eat too well. I made this dal & mixed it with yoghurt & rice & he ate it. Thank you for the recipe.
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
 on 18 Apr 17 04:58 PM

Thanks for this recipe. This is the easy way to make this recipe very special.
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Sujata, Thank you for your kind words. Do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them. Happy Cooking !!
18 Apr 17 09:45 PM
Masoor Dal, Easy Masoor Dal Recipe
 on 13 Jan 16 04:40 PM

Masoor Dal.. this is really different in taste.. and i got a different recipe for my daily dal.. I make this very often.. giving a break to my regular dal.. Thank you for this recipe.. Thoroughly enjoyed.