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Cooked Masur Dal



Masur dal is a type of lentil that is popular in Indian cuisine. It is a small, yellow-orange lentil that has a nutty flavor and a soft, creamy texture when cooked. Masur dal is high in protein and fiber, making it a nutritious and filling meal.

Macronutrients Breakdown

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masur dal

1 cup

cumin seeds

1 teaspoon

turmeric powder

1 teaspoon

red chilli powder

1 teaspoon

coriander powder

1 teaspoon

garam masala

1 teaspoon


1 teaspoon

garlic paste


2 tablespoons

onion, finely chopped


tomatoes, finely chopped


green chillies, finely chopped



1 teaspoon


2 cups



Step 1:

Wash and soak the masur dal in water for 15 minutes.

Step 2:

Heat oil in a pressure cooker. Add cumin seeds and let them crackle.

Step 3:

Add the chopped onion and sauté until golden brown.

Step 4:

Add the ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few seconds.

Step 5:

Add the chopped tomatoes and sauté until they are soft.

Step 6:

Add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Sauté for a few seconds.

Step 7:

Add the soaked masur dal and mix well.

Step 8:

Add 2 cups of water and salt.

Step 9:

Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles.

Step 10:

Once the pressure is released, open the lid and mash the dal lightly.

Step 11:

Garnish with chopped green chillies and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Did you know?

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How many users have tracked it?

We've got some serious foodies in our community! 14155 users have chowed down on Cooked Masur Dal a whopping 45401 times.

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Where was it consumed the most?

Hungry much? These cities certainly are! Kolkata, Delhi, Lucknow, Indore, Mumbai are the top 5 cities gobbling up Cooked Masur Dal like there's no tomorrow.

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When was it eaten the most?

When it comes to Cooked Masur Dal, our users are head over heels in may, but the interest cools down in january.

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Who preferred this food the most?

It's official: Cooked Masur Dal is the food of choice for 19-23 female, with people of >40 BMI also on board.

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