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Panch phodni Masoor

Sana Tungekar
30 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Panch phodni Masoor RECIPE

This bengali style of Whole Masoor dal is simple yet wow !A nice mix of onion tomatoes ginger garlic saute with basic masalas and Panch phodni ie baghar of Rai,hing,Zeera kalvanji,methi dana makes it great and palatable to a different level.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 150 grams Whole Masoor dal,called pigeon eye too
  2. 1tblspn ginger garlic paste
  3. 1 big onion chopped
  4. 2 tomatoes chopped
  5. 1 tspn kashmiri chilli powder
  6. 1 dry hot chilli whole
  7. 1/2 tspn Turmeric
  8. 1 tspn cummin corriander with garam masala powder
  9. 1/2 tspn mustard seeds
  10. 1/4 tspn kalvanji
  11. 1/4 tspn aesofetida
  12. 1/4tspn fenugreek seeds
  13. 1tspn cummin seeds
  14. Some corriander
  15. 3 Tblspn oil
  16. 2 tspn pure ghee optional


  1. Soak daal washed well for 25 minutes minimum
  2. Chop onion fine
  3. Chop tomatoes
  4. Make paste of ginger garlic
  5. Heat oil in pressure cooker
  6. Add all condiments ie Mustard,Cummin kalvanji,aesofetida,&Fenugreek depends ,Splutter
  7. Add chopped onions saute
  8. Add tomatoes chopped
  9. Now add dry spices ,red chilli powder, corriander cummin powder,turmeric
  10. Saute all well
  11. Add the Soaked Masoor now
  12. Pressure cook 15 minutes
  13. Remove in bowl serve hot
  14. Garnish with corriander serve hot

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Milli Garg
Milli Garg   Apr-25-2018

Simply awesome.

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