Lasooni Dal Recipe (Lasuni Daal), How to make Lasuni Dal
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Punjabi
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Serves: 3
Lasuni Dal Recipe - A punjabi style mildly spicy garlic flavored lentil soup cooked with Indian spices.
  • Tuvar dal (Pigeon pea): 1/2 cup
  • Moong daal: 1/4 cup
  • Tomato: 1/4 cup, chopped
  • Garlic: 1 tbsp cut into julienne
  • Oil: 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds: 1 tsp
  • Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder: 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder: 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Dry red chili: 1 piece
  • Cloves: 3 piece
  • Cinnamon: 1/2 inch piece
  • Bay leaf: 1 leaf
  • Fresh coriander leaves: 2 tbsp for garnish
  • Salt: 1 1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Water: 2 cup
  1. Wash thoroughly moong dal and tuvar dal with water and take it in the presser cooker.
  2. Add water, chopped tomato, red chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste and cook for about 7-8 min (around 3 whistles in standard 3 liter cooker).
  3. Heat a pan and add a tsp of oil and once the oil is hot add mustered seeds, cumin seeds, dry red chili, cloves, cinnamon stick and bay leaves.
  4. Once the mustard seeds flutters add the sliced garlic.
  5. Cook until the raw flavor of garlic is gone then pour in boiled daal.
  6. If you feel that the dal is thick then you can even add little water to it.
  7. Let the dal cook for about 5 min.
  8. Lasooni daal is ready. Garnish it with freshly chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Serve lasooni dal hot with steamed rice or jeera rice, roti or paratha.
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