Thursday, February 2, 2012

Masoor Ka Dhall

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It was by accident that we picked up a pack of masoor dhall last month and from now on will be picking it often :)

Yup !!! Fell for its taste in the first try. Picked up and all the ingredients that came to my mind and the result was a very delicious side dish for roti :) Some times accidents work much better than preplanned cooking isn't it?!! :)

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Ingredients:

Masoor dhall - 2 cups
Onion - 1
Tomato - 1
Green chillies - 2
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
Salt - for taste
Lemon juice - 1 tblsp
Milk - 1/2 cup

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Method:

Cook dhall in pressure pan for four whistles or until mushy.

Smash the cooked dhall using a smasher and keep it aside.

Dice onion, green chillies and tomato finely. Saute the chopped onion, chillies and tomato until soft, add the cooked dhall followed by chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. Allow it to boil for a while. Simmer the stove and add milk to it mixing it well. Finally switch off the stove and mix in the lemon juice.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve it hot with roti or any Indian bread.

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Written by: Nithya
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18 comments:

Sowmya said...

looks creamy n delicious..loved your clicks!awesome as always!

Recipe world said...

Nice recipe dear..looks really delicious!

NiVi said...

healthy and quick yumm recipe.. i love your clicks...

Cilantro said...

I too like the taste of the Masoor dhal.I see that you have used the whole dhal. I see them at the grocery store but never used them.

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Yummy looking masoor ka dal. Makes me drool over here.

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Suja Manoj said...

Looks so delicious..healthy curry

sangee vijay said...

very easy and delicious recipe...looks inviting!!

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Sravs said...

so healthy and wonderful Dhal !!

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surabhi said...

hi .. try making masoor daal kababs also ..they taste yummm

in north India , usually milk is not added . u can add garlic also for enhanced flavour

Archana said...

Looks awesome. Its a staple here in Goa. We love it

Kaveri said...

Yummy dal...I love masoor!

Zareena said...

Amazingly delicious dear... Lovely snaps too..

Swati Sapna said...

We get buy this whole masoor quite regularly with our groceries. makes a welcome change from the usual lentils. I make it the extremely simple way - jus pressure cook the dal with haldi and salt, and then give it a nice tadka with lots of jeera, hing and dried chilies. Thats the best way to bring out the natural earthy flavor of this dal.

Sharmilee! :) said...

Healthy Dhal...Sure easy and comforting for meals

Pari said...
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Pari said...

Simple and Wholesome Daal. Sprouted Masoor taste good too, try it out some time.


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Irene said...

love your recipes...thanks for sharing. I see that you add chili powder in the method, but I don't see it in the ingredients. How much do you add? Would love to try this.

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