Lal Masoor Dal Tadka | Masoor Dal Recipe । Red Masoor daal lal-masoor-ki-dal
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Soaked Red Lentil - ½ cup (100 gms )
  • Tomato - 1 (finely chopped )
  • Green Coriander - 2 to 3 tbsp (finely chopped )
  • Ghee - 2 to 3 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - 10 to 12
  • Cumin seeds - ¾ tsp
  • Asafoetida - ½ pinch
  • Green chili - (1 finely chopped ) (1 vertically sliced)
  • Ginger - ½ inch piece (finely chopped )
  • Turmeric powder - ¼ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chili powder - ¼ tsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Put the cooker to heat,add 2 tsp ghee to it. When sufficiently hot,add half from ¾ tsp cumin seeds, add turmeric powder,coriander powder, finely chopped green chili,finely chopped ginger,Add curry leaves too. Roast it slightly.
  2. Add finely chopped tomato, Cook the tomatoes till mashed. When ghee starts separating add soaked red lentils. Mix well. Mix and roast the dal with spices for 1 minute. We have added 2 cups water to it.Mix well.
  3. Add a little from ¼ tsp red chili powder,Add salt too.Mix well.Close the cooker,Cook the dal until single whistle.Reduce flame. Cook the dal on low flame for 2 minutes.Turn off flame. Keep the dal in the cooker itself,till the pressure comes out.
  4. Open the cooker, stir the dal.Add a little green coriander to dal and mix it.Take out the dal in a bowl.
  5. For tempering, Add 1 tsp ghee to the pan.Heat it. Add ¼ tsp cumin seeds to it.1 green chili vertically sliced,Add 1 to 2 curry leaves. Slightly roast them.Turn off flame.Add some red chili to it.Pour the tadka over the dal.Mix it.
Recipe by Indian Good Food at http://indiangoodfood.com/2966-lal-masoor-dal-tadka.html