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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
  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

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: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1449 Calories from Fat 540

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 61 g94.1%

Saturated Fat 7.9 g39.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 481.9 mg20.1%

Total Carbohydrates 168 g55.9%

Dietary Fiber 48.6 g194.5%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 62 g124.3%

Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 138.2%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 59.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Masoor Dhal Recipe