This urad daal recipe is extremely popular across Pakistan and North India and with this authentic lentil curry recipe, you will be guaranteed to love it. Urad daal mash is a delicious Indian lentil curry recipe that is perfectly served alongside a side of homemade chapattis.
There as so many different types of dal out there that I sometimes am at a loss at which one to make. I love every single one of them. I mean, who doesn’t love dal?
Ural dal is the perfect vegan Indian dish. Dal is a staple food in Indian cuisine and there are so many varieties of dal recipes. Urad dal, sometimes known as mash ki dal, is a type of lentil curry recipe that is one of India’s most popular dishes.
This dal recipe is made with split urad dal. In English, urad dal is known as split black gram. Split lentils have had their outer skin removed and have been split in half. This helps to reduce the cooking time.
Keep in mind that this recipe is for split urad rather than whole urad. These two dals are not interchangeable and cannot be swapped due to the water ratios and cooking times.
If you’re a vegan or vegetarian, then lentils are one of the best ways to get your intake of protein in. However, this recipe is also perfect for meat-eaters as it will help provide so much more than simply protein. A healthy addition to any diet.
There are many ways to cook urad dal and each desi household is guaranteed to have its own way to cook this simple, yet delicious recipe. In my recipe, the spices are cooked in an onion and tomato base then the lentils are added and cooked until just tender.
This dal recipe needs only basic pantry staples, so there is no need for anyone to go running back and forth to the shops.
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