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Sunday, May 22, 2011

Masala Masoor Daal

Masoor Daal or Red Lentils is a common lentil of India. It can be prepared in various ways. Here I am sharing the recipes of Masala Masoor Daal with recipes ...


Masoor dal - 100 gms
Red gravy masala - 4 big tbs
Green Chilly - 2 chopped
Garlic - 4 cloves chopped
Pure Ghee - 2 tbs
Cumin - 1 small tbs
Turmeric powder - 1tbs
Coriander Powder - 1/2 tbs
Red Chilly Powder - 1/2 tbs
Garam Masala Powder - 1/2 tbs
Water - 4cups
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander for garnishing


Soak lentils for about 1 hr.

In a Pressure cooker add soaked lentils, 4 cups water, 1tbs turmeric powder, Salt to taste and pressure cook for 10 minutes ( approx. 6 whistles on high flame then reduce the flame for sometime).

On another side in a pan heat pure ghee and add cumin. As it splutters add chopped garlic and green chilly. Saute for a minute and add 4 tbs of red gravy masala.  Add turmeric, coriander, red chilly and garam masala powder and mix for a minute.

Once the lentils are boiled, add this gravy masala in it and mix.  Put on the flame and let it boil again for 5 minutes. If it is thick add more water as per your liking.

Masala Masoor Daal is ready. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with rice, chapati or paranthas.

Hope you liked it...

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