Sabut Masoor Ki Daal
Sabut Masoor Ki Daal- Red Lentil Cooked with Mild spices
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
- 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.