How to make Sabut Masoor Ki Dal - Whole lentils cooked with spices make an extremely delicious accompaniment.

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Main Ingredients : Lentils (दाल), Tomatoes (टमाटर)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Sabut Masoor Ki Dal

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Sabut Masoor Ki Dal checkout Masoor Dal Methi , Lentils With Spinach , Masoor Aur Chukandar Ki Dal , Sookhi Masoor Dal . You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Rajasthani Kadhi, Sprouted Beans Kadhi, Keoti Dal, Spinach Mosaru Shaale.

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Sabut Masoor Ki Dal
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Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Sabut Masoor Ki Dal Recipe

  • Lentils 1 cup

  • Tomatoes to taste

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 inch piece

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Bay leaves 2

  • Tomato finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green chillies slit 2-3

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped a few sprigs

Method

Step 1

Wash and cook lentils with four cups of water, salt and ginger in a pressure cooker till three whistles. Heat oil in a kadai, add cumin seeds and bay leaves.

Step 2

When the cumin seeds begin to change colour, add tomatoes and stir-fry till fat separates.

Step 3

Add green chillies, garam masala powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and sauté for a minute. Add cooked lentils to the mixture and bring to a boil.

Step 4

Simmer for about ten minutes. Serve hot garnished with chopped coriander leaves.

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