Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Yellow Lentils (Masoor ki daal)

Today I am going to discuss with u Yellow lentils.. (masoor ki daal) - Here goes its recipe :) 


Masoor ki daal (Yellow Lentils)            1 cup (washed)
Onion                                                 1 medium
Tomato                                               1 medium
Ginger garlic paste                               1 tsp
Green Chili                                         2 - 3 
Red Chili powder                               1 tsp. 
Red chili flakes                                  1 tsp          
Turmeric Powder                                1/2 tsp.
Salt                                                    3/4 tsp.
Black Pepper                                      1/2 tsp 

Fenugreek leaves                               1 tsp
Lemon                                               1 tbsp
Water                                                 1-2 cups

masoor dal

For Tempering/Seasoning (Tarka):

Cumin Seeds (Zeera)                         1/2 - 1 tsp.
Dried Red Chili Peppers                    3-4
Garlic cloves                                      4 chopped
Ginger paste                                       1/2 tsp
Butter/ Oil                                          5 tbsp.

For Garnishing -

Coriander Leaves (dhanyia)               Few chopped


Take a pot and add 2-3 cups of water. Let it boil. Next add the washed lentils into the boiling water plus all the ingredients mentioned in the ingredients list except fenugreek leaves n lemon. Let it cook until the lentils are tender and about half of the water has dried up. You can keep as little gravy as u want as shown in pic. Add fenugreek leaves & lemon at the end.

Next, heat oil & add garlic cloves, cumin seeds & dried chilies & fry for few minutes. Now, add this bhigaar or tempering upon the cooked yellow lentils & mix gently. Keep lid covered for 5-10 min. Garnish with garam masala and chopped coriander leaves and serve with hot rotis or boiled rice.

Thanku for stopping by! Hope u enjoy this recipe :)


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Haffa Bexi

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