Sabut Masoor Dal Recipe | Dhaba Style Akha Masoor ki Daal Recipe
Recipe type: Dal
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
A popular Indian daal recipe made from brown lentil or sabut masoor dal cooked in onion tomato gravy with basic Indian spices.
  • Sabut masoor dal : 1/3 cup
  • Oil : 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds : 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger :1 tsp, paste
  • Garlic : 1 tsp, paste
  • Green chili : 1 piece, slit
  • Onion : 1/2 cup, chopped
  • Tomato : 1/4 cup, chopped
  • Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
  • Red chili powder : 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander powder : 2 tsp
  • Garam masala powder : 1 tsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp
  1. Rinse the sabut masoor dal with water.
  2. In a presser cooker take a masoor dal and add water.
  3. Presser cook the the dal for about 7-8 min (around 4 whistles) or till the dal is cooked well.
  4. In a non stick pan heat oil and once the oil is hot add cumin seeds.
  5. Add other ingredients like ginger paste, garlic paste and green chili slit. Cook for about 30 sec.
  6. Add finely chopped onion to the oil and cook for about 2 min or until they turn golden in color.
  7. Add tomatoes to the onion and cook for about 2 min or till the tomatoes become mushy.
  8. Once the tomatoes are cooked, add all the dry Indian spices such as turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt to taste.
  9. Give a nice mix and cook for about 2 min or until the masala is cooked well.
  10. Add boiled masoor dal to the onion tomato gravy and give a quick stir. Cook for about 3 min till all the ingredients blend well together.
  11. Finally add some fresh coriander leaves on top and serve hot.
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