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Yellow Lentil Dal Recipe (#LC14141): This step by step recipe with photos of split yellow dal also known as moong dal is a good source of protein for vegetarians. This is a staple in most Indian households.

Prep Time : 30 Min
Cooking Time : 20 Min
Resting Time : 50 Min

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Step 1 / 9

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Take the dal in a mixing bowl & add water. Wash in 2 -3 running water until it runs clear.

Moong dal

1 Cup

Washed & Cleaned

Step 2 / 9

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Finely chop the onion.

Onions

1 Number

Finely chopped

Step 3 / 9

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Chop the tomatoes.

Tomatoes

1 Number

Finely chopped

green chilli

Step 4 / 9

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Cook dal in a saucepan with two cups of water ( if soaked for 1/2 hour beforehand, it will cook much faster).

Water

2 Cup

Step 5 / 9

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When tender, add salt, turmeric and lemon juice; let simmer over a slow fire.

Turmeric powder

1 Pinch

Salt

to taste

Lemon Juice

As required

Optional

Step 6 / 9

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Heat oil in a small pan over a medium fire; add cumin seeds, mustard seeds.

Vegetable Oil

1 Tablespoon

Cumin seeds

1/4 Teaspoon

Mustard Seeds

1/8 Teaspoon

Step 7 / 9

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When mustard seeds splutter, add onion, tomato and garlic-ginger paste. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Ginger Garlic paste

1 Teaspoon

Step 8 / 9

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When the mixture becomes paste-like, add to the dal. Cover & simmer for 2-3 mins.

Step 9 / 9

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Serve hot with rice or indian bread.

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YELLOW LENTIL DAL RECIPE


Prep Time : 30 Min
Cooking Time : 20 Min
Resting Time : 50 Min