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Saturday, September 18, 2010

Masoor Dal or Red Lentil

1 cup red lentil
3 cups water
1 finely chopped tomato
½ tsp red chili powder
½ tsp turmeric powder  
½ tsp coriander powder
½ tsp salt
1 tsp garam masala
Fresh chopped coriander leaves
3-4 curry leaves (kadipatta)
1 garlic clove chopped
1 green chili chopped
1 finely chopped Onion
½ tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp Ghee (clarified butter) or Oil

Preparation Method: 

  • Wash Red lentils and put it in a pressure cooker/cooking pan with lid. 
  •   Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, coriander powder, salt, red chili powder and 3 cups of water to it and pressure cooker it.  If you are using cooking pan then boil it with closed lid for 20 min as red lentils cooks very fast.
  • Once done keep it aside and prepare for tempering/tadka. 
  • Take another pan and add some oil/ghee as per your choice and heat it on high. 
  • Now add cumin seeds to and wait until they splutter. Now add curry leaves, green chilies, chopped garlic sauté it for a min and add finely chopped Onion. 
  • Cook until Onions are nice and crisp. Add 1 tsp garam masala and transfer your cooked red lentil from cooker to your tempering and garnish it with chopped coriander. 
  • Serve Hot


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