Masoor Dal for Winter

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup - whole masoor dal
  • 2 tbsp - oil or ghee
  • 1 - medium size onion, chopped
  • 1 - medium size tomato, chopped
  • 4 to 5 - garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tbsp - ginger garlic paste
  • 4 to 5 - green chillies, slit
  • 1/4 tsp - haldi
  • 2 tbsp - kokum
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - cumin seeds
  • few - curry leaves
  • 2.5 cups - water
  • Salt to taste
  • For Garnishing:
  • Handful of coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 - onion (chopped and deep fried)
  • 1 tbsp - cream

How to Make Masoor Dal for Winter

  • Place a cooker on medium flame.
  • Pour oil. When oil gets hot, add mustard seeds.
  • When it stops spluttering, add cumin seeds.
  • Add chopped onions and fry till it turns light golden.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, saute for a min.
  • Add chopped garlic, curry leaves and saute for a min.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, fry the mix till it leaves oil.
  • Add haldi and slit green chillies, fry for 10 to 15 sec.
  • Increase the flame, add water (hot water saves time) and bring it to a boil.
  • Add dal and add salt to taste.
  • Now add kokum.
  • Close the lid, lower the flame to medium setting.
  • Cook till 3 whistles.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander, barista and cream.
  • Serve hot.

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