Spiced Lentils (Masoor Ki Dhal)

Spiced Lentils (Masoor Ki Dhal) Recipe in English is an easy and traditional cooking recipe to prepare at home. It provides you an awesome taste of Indian Recipes.

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8 oz. Masoor dhal
1 pint (U.S. 2i cups) Salted Water Oil for frying
1 Teaspoon Mustard seeds
2 Green chillies, slIced
1 onion slIced
1 clove Garlic, crushed
½ Teaspoon Turmeric powder
Salt to taste

How to make Spiced Lentils (Masoor Ki Dhal)


Wash daal thoroughly and leave to soak for 30 minutes.
Drain and place into a saucepan with the water.
Bring to the boil; cover and reduce the heat.
Simmer very gently, stirring occasionally until soft and creamy.
Add more water, if necessary.
Heat some oil in a small frying pan and fry the mustard seeds till they crackle.
Add chillies, onion and garlic and fry well till onion begins to brown.
Add to daal with the turmeric and mix to combine before serving.

Note: Preparation time 5 minutes, Cooking time 1 hour, To serve 4

Posted By: Hina, Karachi

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Reviews & Comments (4)

Personally I like Spiced Lentils (Masoor Ki Dhal) to enjoy at home, I also like to make it myself. However my mom likes other dishes from Indian Recipes.

Mar 30, 2017 Mehmood Karachi

mai boht achi masur ki daal bana leti hoon . ap ki recipe bhi dekh kar mujhe idea ho raha hai ke ye meri recipe se milti julti hi hai taqriban. thanks for remembering me my favorite daal . I like and I will make it again.

Sep 15, 2015 nazish gull kohat

masoor ki dal sirf achar ke sath achi lagti iske ilawa phiki phiki lagti hai . yahan kfoods.com pe to boht bari variety hai masoor ki daalon ki bohot saare options mil gaye hain dekh rahi hon konsi banaun

Jun 19, 2015 Namra Islamabad

Wonderful! Thanks

Jul 11, 2013 Martin Ely, UK

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