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Masoor Dal or Spicy Red Lentils

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Introduction

From Rice Spice & All Things Nice

From Rice Spice & All Things Nice

Ingredients

Serves: 4-6

Metric Cups

For the Dal

  • 175 grams masoor dal
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 medium onion (grated)
  • 3 cloves garlic (sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small green mango (peeled and sliced - reserve the stone)

For the for the Tempering

  • 2 tablespoons butter / ghee
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coriander (chopped)
  • 1 green chilli (slit lengthways)

For the Dal

  • 6 ounces masoor dal
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 medium onion (grated)
  • 3 cloves garlic (sliced)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 small green mango (peeled and sliced - reserve the stone)

For the for the Tempering

  • 2 tablespoons butter / ghee
  • 1 medium onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 green chile (slit lengthways)

Method

Masoor Dal or Spicy Red Lentils is a community recipe submitted by KitchenGoddess and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Wash the lentils, then put them in a pan with 400ml cold water. Bring to the boil and remove any scum from the surface, lower the heat and simmer covered for about 40 minutes until the lentils have softened and fluffed up.
  • Halfway through the cooking time add the turmeric, onion, garlic, salt and the mango (plus stone).
  • Remove the pan from the heat take out the stone and beat the lentils until smooth.
  • Melt the ghee in a hot frying pan, add the onion and fry until golden. Stir in the garlic cumin, coriander and chilli. Stir for a few seconds then add to the daal and serve.
  • Wash the lentils, then put them in a pan with 400ml cold water. Bring to the boil and remove any scum from the surface, lower the heat and simmer covered for about 40 minutes until the lentils have softened and fluffed up.
  • Halfway through the cooking time add the turmeric, onion, garlic, salt and the mango (plus stone).
  • Remove the pan from the heat take out the stone and beat the lentils until smooth.
  • Melt the ghee in a hot frying pan, add the onion and fry until golden. Stir in the garlic cumin, coriander and chilli. Stir for a few seconds then add to the daal and serve.
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