How to make Sabut Masoor Ki Dal - Masoor dal cooked with whole spices and tomatoes.

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

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Dals and Kadhis

Sabut Masoor Ki Dal Recipe Card

Sabut Masoor Ki Dal

Sabut masoor or red lentils cooked with aromatic whole spices and tomatoes to make an wholesome gravy. It is one of those dishes that taste even better the next day when all the flavours have married together. Rice and chapatis both go great with this dal preparation.

For more recipes related to Sabut Masoor Ki Dal checkout Masoor Dal Methi, Lentils With Spinach, Masoor Aur Chukandar Ki Dal, Thikri Ki Dal . You can also find more Dals and Kadhis recipes like Sprouted Hara Chana Amti, Jain Dal Makhni, mutton korma, Dal Bahar .

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


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.