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Masoor Dal

Nisha's picture
  Split red lentil 1 Cup (16 tbs) (masoor dal)
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon (haldi)
  Cumi seed powder 1 Teaspoon (jeera)
  Green chilli 2 (hari mirch)
  Dry red chily 2 (saboot lal mirch)
  Chopped ginger 1 Teaspoon (adrak)
  Bay leaf 2 (tej patta)
  Mixed spices 10 Gram (onion seeds,fenugreek seeds,aniseeds,cuminseeds and mustard seeds)
  Clarified butter 2 Tablespoon (ghee)
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste

Wash the dal and cook the dal in a sauteuse with the turmeric, salt and the sugar over a medium flame.
Add half of the ginger to the dal along with the cumin powder.
When the dal is cooked and thick remove from the fire.
Heat the ghee in a pan and add the mixed spices,(a little of onion seeds, fenugreek seeds , aniseeds, cumin seeds and mustard seeds all mixed together).
When the mustard seeds crackle add the bay leaf, remaining chopped ginger , slit green chillies and the broken red chillies. fry for 2 minutes and pour over the dal.mix thoroughly. serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Side Dish
Vegan, Vegetarian
Everyday, Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 292 Calories from Fat 75

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.1%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g23.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.1 mg6.7%

Sodium 99.9 mg4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.4 g17.8%

Sugars 3.2 g

Protein 15 g29.7%

Vitamin A 7.1% Vitamin C 21.5%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


shakti's picture
We will make Arhar dal with Masoor dal??
Nisha's picture
sorry dint get you..could you be more elaborate with your query?
master2006's picture
I think you have put Masoor dal in ingredient but recipe name is Arhar Dal.
Nisha's picture
oh yeah you are right! i was typing in arhar dal with mango and masoor dal together on note pad to copy and paste so probably confusion with the name well its masoor dal and i shall change it now.Thanks a lot :)- great observation though.
Nisha's picture
Sorry dint get you..could you be more elaborate with your query?
Nisha's picture
its been changed..enjoy masoor dal..
shakti's picture
Thanks for the correction. Sorry was not explicit in my comment.
Nisha's picture
hey shakti thats perfectly fine..Now that its changed just enjoy the dal and try to give in your feedback.Thanks
Masoor Dal Recipe