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Masoor Dhal

Madhuri.Dixit's picture
Masoor Dhal has a lovely taste. Masoor Dhal gets its taste from lentils mixed in garam masala and flavored with spices
Ingredients
  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Cloves 6
  Cardamoms 6
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch (2.5 Cm)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Ginger 1 Inch, chopped (2.5 Cm)
  Green chili 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), chopped
  Garam masala 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Masoor dhal 225 Gram
  Salt To Taste
  Lemon 1 , juiced
Directions

Heat the oil in a pan, add the cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon and fry until they start to swell.
Add the onion and fry until softened.
Add the ginger, chilli, garlic and garam masala and cook for about 5 minutes.
Add the lentils, stir thoroughly and fry for 1 minute.
Add salt to taste and enough water to come about 3cm above the level of the lentils.
Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for about 20 minutes, until really thick and tender.
Sprinkle with the lemon juice, stir and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Fried
Restriction: 
Vegetarian

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