sabut masoor ki daal
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Sabut Masoor Ki Daal

Sabut Masoor Ki Daal- Red Lentil Cooked with Mild spices
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Lentil/Daal, Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Uttar Pradesh Cuisine
Keyword: Masoor
Servings: 3
Author: anjanaskc


  • 3/4 cup Whole Red Lentil/Masoor daal
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 2 Green Chilies/ Hari Mirch chopped
  • 2 tsp Ginger/ adrak Chopped
  • 2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Red chili Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric/ Haldi
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 4 tbsp Fresh Coriander/ Dhaniya Chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala optional
  • 2 tbsp Ghee or oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds/ Jeera
  • 8 curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp Asafoetida/ Hing
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chili powder


  • Wash and soak lentil for minimum 20 mins in enough water.
  • In the pressure cooker add the soaked daal along with chopped tomato,green chilies and 2.5 cup water and cook on medium flame for 4 whistles or till cooked completely(soft to touch).
  • When cool down completely,open the pressure cooker and slightly mash the daal with a ladle.
  • Now add chili powder, turmeric, coriander powder, chopped ginger, sugar,salt and approx 1.5 – 2 cup water.
  • Mix well and let it boil on low heat for 10 minutes,keep stirring in between.
  • Heat ghee or oil in a small pan and add cumin,when it start crackling add asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • Pour the tempering over the boiling daal, cover with a lid and cook for a minute and then switch off the flame.
  • Add lemon juice,garam masala and fresh coriander and serve hot.
  • Serving suggestions-Serve hot with steamed rice, jeera rice  or roti.