Masoor Dal (Red Lentils)

Recipe by grapefruit
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • wash dal in a few changes of water, until the water runs clear.
  • soak in cold water for about half hour
  • drain.
  • place in pot with water, salt, red chilli powder and cook for 20 to 30 minutes or until dal is very tender.
  • when dal is tender it should resemble a creamy soup (you might have to add more water if the its not creamy and cook for furtur 10 to 20 minutes).
  • For the temper - heat oil in a frying pan add the garlic and fry until light brown , at this point add cumin and fry for few seconds and pour over the lentil and stir and cook for few minutes.
  • cover and take off heat.
  • serve hot.
  • garnish with coriander and green chillies.
  • Sprinkle a little garam masala on top.
  • serve with boiled rice or chapatis.
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