Masoor Ki Dhal Recipe - A spicy masoor dal preparation

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Main Ingredients : Split red lentil (masoor dal), Ginger

Cuisine : Other

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Masoor Ki Dhal

Masoor Ki Dhal Recipe - How to make Masoor Ki Dhal


Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Split red lentil (masoor dal) 1 cup

  • Ginger 3/4 inch piece

  • Fresh mint leaves a few sprigs

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 3/4 teaspoon

  • Ghee 3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cloves 2


Step 1

Soak the dal in two cups of water for an hour. Drain Peel, wash and crush ginger. Clean, wash and chop mint leaves. Mix the dal with asafoetida, the turmeric powder, salt and two cups of water. Bring it to a boil, reduce heat and cook till the dal is done.

Step 2

Add more water if required. Mash the dal with a ladle and add crushed ginger, red chilli powder, coriander powder and add two cups of hot water. Stir to mix well.

Step 3

Cook for five more minutes on medium heat. Adjust salt. Heat ghee in a pan, add cumin seeds and cloves. When the seeds change colour add it to the cooked dal and stir. Garnish with chopped mint leaves and serve hot.

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