Masoor dal is a flavourful, tasty, and nutritious red lentil recipe. It is a popular lentil-based curry 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 delicious comfort food for those cold, winter nights. Wonderfully aromatic and bursting with flavour, this Indian masoor dal recipe will certainly wow your taste buds!
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? Don’t answer that. I know there are many dal haters out there. Although this recipe is sure to convert your hatred.
I have several different dal recipes already from my urad dal recipe to my rajma masala recipe to my tadka dal recipe. Even if you’re not the greatest fan of masoor dal I am sure there will be one dal recipe that will be for you.
This dal recipe is made with masoor dal. In English masoor dal is known as red lentils. Like most lentils, red lentils are also one ingredient that is very healthy and nutritious.
This recipe is naturally low in calories, high in fibre and protein and it is gluten-free. This dal curry recipe is a healthy addition to any diet, and it is especially great for vegans and vegetarians as it is a great way to get your intake of protein.
There are many ways to cook masoor dal and each desi household is guaranteed to have its own way to cook this simple, yet delicious recipe. In my recipe, the lentils are cooked until tender then simmered in a spicy onion and tomato base.
This masoor 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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Thanks so much made this twice thanks to you!! X
Followed the recipe. Best dal I’ve eaten. This will be in regular rotation. Just delicious.