Masala Masoor Dal

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Masala Masoor Dal

  • Wash and cook masoor dal with 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder for 3 whistles in a pressure cooker.
  • Heat a wok or pan, add asafetida, cumin seeds, brown mustard seeds and nigella seeds.
  • Saute for a minute.
  • Add garlic and stir till it turns golden.
  • Now add all spices and salt (don't add turmeric again as we have already added at the time of cooking dal), mix well.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and chilly.
  • Saute till ghee comes out.
  • Add this tempering to cooked dal.
  • Let the dal cook for 10 minutes more.
  • Remove it from heat add chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with butter and rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Cooking With Sapana