Suva Masoor Dal, Zero Oil Healthy Dal
by Tarla Dalal
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For many, dal is the ideal comfort food. It satiates and soothes, while also giving you ample nutrition. The Suva Masoor Dal is a veritable treat for such dal lovers.
The unique combination of dill with masoor dal gives this recipe a distinct flavour, which is boosted by the addition of garlic, green chillies, onions and a tempering of cumin seeds. The earthy taste of masoor dal together with sweet-tasting suva makes this a real delicacy.
The best part is that this recipe does not use any oil, so you can enjoy it without worrying about excess calories.
At the same time, you get a good dose of protein , vitamin A , iron , folic acid and zinc.
You can also try other dals like Moong Dal Sultani or Palak Chana Dal .
- Clean, wash and soak the masoor dal for about 15 minutes. Drain well and keep aside.
- Combine the masoor dal, turmeric powder and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 2 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Remove, whisk the dal well and keep aside.
- Heat a deep non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot, add the cumin seeds and dry roast for 30 seconds.
- Add the curry leaves, garlic, green chillies, onions and dry roast on a medium flame for 1 minute.
- Add the cooked dal, dill leaves, salt and 1½ cups of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
|Vitamin A||159 mcg|
|Vitamin B1||0.1 mg|
|Vitamin B2||0 mg|
|Vitamin B3||0.6 mg|
|Vitamin C||0.9 mg|
|Folic Acid||7.3 mcg|
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