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Masoor Dal

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5 from 2 votes
This masoor dal recipe, known as red lentil curry in English, is flavourful, nutritious, and delicious. Lightly spiced yet packed with flavour this dal curry recipe is perfect for any diet even if you’re a vegan or coeliac sufferer or even just trying to be healthy.
Masoor Dal

This masoor dal recipe, known as red lentil curry in English, is flavourful, nutritious, and delicious. Lightly spiced yet packed with flavour this dal curry recipe is perfect for any diet even if you’re a vegan or coeliac sufferer or even just trying to be healthy.

Masoor dal is a flavourful, tasty and nutritious red lentil recipe. It is a popular lentil-based dish that is extremely common across Pakistan and India. This vegan curry is full of proteins so is a perfect substitute for meat-based dishes.

It can be prepared in under an hour and is a delicious comfort food for those cold, winter nights. Wonderfully aromatic and bursting with flavour, this masoor dal recipe will certainly wow your taste buds!

Masoor Dal

Masoor Dal

This masoor dal recipe is flavourful, nutritious, and delicious. Lightly spiced yet packed with flavour this dal curry recipe is perfect.
5 from 2 votes
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Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 396

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds/Jeera
  • 1 Onion/Pyaz finely diced
  • 2 tsp Salt/Namak
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder/Laal Mirch Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder/Haldi
  • ½ tsp Coriander Powder/Dhaniyaa Powder
  • 3 Green Chillies/Hari Mirch finely sliced
  • 400 g Split Red Lentils/Masoor Dal
  • 800 ml Water
  • Coriander/Dhaniyaa finely chopped

Instructions

  • In a pan heat up the vegetable oil until hot then add the cumin seeds and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant
  • Add the onions and cook on medium heat for 3-4 minutes until softened
  • Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder and coriander powder then cook the spices for 6-8 minutes
  • Add the finely sliced green chillies and a few tablespoons of the water and cook the spices for a further 5-10 minutes
  • Add the red lentils and cook for 4-5 minutes
  • Add the chopped coriander then cook for 1-2 minutes
  • Add the water then cover and cook on low-medium heat for 6-8 minutes
  • Your masoor dal is ready!

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Nutrition

Calories: 396kcal
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Salaam and hello everyone!

I’m Sadia, the person behind The Aziz Kitchen. A 20-and-some year-old Muslim aspiring doctor and writer who loves to experiment with cooking, baking and all things food. On this blog you will find my favourite, delicious, family-friendly recipes.

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