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Sabut Masoor Curry Recipe

Sabut Masoor Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 6
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - whole masoor washed & soaked overnight
  • 3 Tomatoes chopped
  • 3 Onions chopped into slivers
  • 6 Shallot Onions peeled (tiny Sambar Onions in India)
  • 1 tbsp - Coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 1 stalk Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 3-4 pinches Asafoetida
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tbsp - Ghee
  • Salt to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • Grind together:
  • 1/2 pod (small) Garlic cleaned
  • 2 piece Ginger peeled
  • 8-10 whole Red Chillies (kashmiri)
  • 1 tsp - each coriander & Cumin seeds lightly roasted
  • 1/2 stick Cinnamon crushed coarsely
  • How to Make Sabut Masoor Curry:

    1. Drain soaked masoor. Add 2 - 2.5 cups water.
    2. Add shallot onions whole, pressure cook till tender.(4 whistles approx.)
    3. Add 1/2 cup water to ground paste, mix thoroughly.
    4. Heat oil in a large saucepan.
    5. Add mustard seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.
    6. Add onions, stir fry for 3 minutes.
    7. Add masala paste, stir, cook for further 3 minutes.
    8. Add boiled masoor, water and onions, stir.
    9. Simmer covered for 5 minutes.
    10. Add tomatoes, stir, cook further 7-8 minutes.
    11. Before serving:
    12. Transfer hot curry to serving bowl.
    13. Add lemon juice.
    14. Heat ghee in a small saucepan.
    15. Add curry leaves, pour hot over curry.
    16. Stir gently.
    17. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
    18. Serve hot with rice, rotis, sheermal, etc.




     

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