Masoor Dal | How to make Masoor Dal

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BySujata Limbu
Created on 21st Dec 2015
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  • By Sujata Limbu
    Created on 21st Dec 2015

About Masoor Dal

A beautiful dal dish that tastes best with freshly cooked rice.

Masoor Dal is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. Masoor Dal by Sujata Limbu is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. Masoor Dal is a dish which comes from Himachal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 3 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering Masoor Dal takes 5 minute for the preparation and 25 minute for cooking. The aroma of this Masoor Dal make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then Masoor Dal will be the best option for you. The flavor of Masoor Dal is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this Masoor Dal at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves3People
Masoor Dal

Ingredients to make Masoor Dal

  • 200 grams masoor dal
  • 1 small sized onion, finely chopped
  • 1 small sized tomato, finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp ginger, finely grated
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 2 tsp ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Few coriander leaves, finely chopped to garnish

How to make Masoor Dal

  1. Wash the dal and cook it in a pressure cooker with turmeric powder and 2 cups of water. Cook this till 2 whistles blow.
  2. Once the pressure releases, mash this dal and add half cup of warm water and salt to taste. Keep this aside.
  3. Heat the ghee in pan, add the cumin seeds, asafoetida and grated ginger along with the red chilli powder, stir for a few seconds then add in the onion. Saute and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Next add the tomatoes and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Add the dal to this mixture and stir well. Let this simmer and cook for 7-8 minutes on a low flame.
  5. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with rice.

Reviews for Masoor Dal (2)

Khyati Davea year ago

Ruchira Hoon2 years ago
How does it become so orange?
tehmi velati
5 days ago
how does it become so red