Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils | How to make Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils

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By Ruchira Hoon
Created on 27th Jul 2015
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  • By Ruchira Hoon
    Created on 27th Jul 2015

About Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils

Home-style masoor ki daal with lots of garlic

Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils is a delicious dish which is liked by people of all age groups. Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils by Ruchira Hoon has a step by step process of how to make the dish. This makes it very easy to understand for even beginners. This recipe can serve 6 people. You can find Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils at many restaurants and you can also prepare this at home. This authentic and mouthwatering Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils takes few minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. When you want to prepare something delicious for a party or special occasion then Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils is a good option for you. The flavour of Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils is tempting and you will enjoy each bite of this. Try this Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils on weekends and impress your family and friends. You can comment and rate the Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils recipe on the page below.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves6People
Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils

Ingredients to make Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils

  • 1 cup masoor daal soaked in water for half an hour
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup water
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tblsp ghee or clarified butter
  • 3 cloves garlic sliced
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

How to make Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils

  1. 1. In a pressure cooker, add oil and heat. Add cumin seeds to it and let it splutter.
  2. 2. Add bay leaf, onions, garlic and saute until the onions are softened. Add the turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt to it.
  3. 3. Add all the soaked daal and top with water, stir and pressure cook for three whistles. If you do not have a pressure cooker, double the water and cook for 25 minutes on medium.
  4. 4. Meanwhile, heat ghee in a small pan, add all the chopped garlic to it and saute until brown.
  5. 5. Once the daal is cool enough to open, add the tempering of the garlic along with coriander leaves. Adjust for seasoning and water according to your preference.
  6. 6. Serve with rice or roti
My Tip: Squeeze a bit of lime to the daal just before serving

Reviews for Masoor ki Dal or Red Lentils (7)

Ayesha Sayyed5 days ago
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Rachana Koundinya7 months ago
Looking yum ill try today for lunch
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Lishya Jennifer9 months ago
Tried it. It is awesome and healthy. My kids love it. Thanks
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Patricia Barrettoa year ago
tasty I bet.
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Seema Nayaka year ago
thanks for healthy recipe
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Revathy Subbiaha year ago
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Geetha Veeramania year ago
no chillies red or green needed?
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