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Kali Masoor Dal (Black Lentils) Recipe

Kali Masoor Dal Ingredients:

  • Kali Masoor Dal (Black Lentils) Recipe
    Kali Masoor Dal

    Kali Masoor Dal/Black Lentils – 1 Cup

  • Cumin Seeds – 1/3 tsp
  • Tomatoes – 2 Big
  • Onion – 1 Big
  • Green Chilies – 2
  • Salt – To taste
  • Red Chili Powder – 1/3 tsp
  • Garam Masala – ¼ tsp
  • Mango Powder (Amchoor) – 1/3 tsp
  • Coriander Powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander Leaves – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 2 Pinches
  • Ginger – 1”
  • Garlic – 2 Cloves
  • Asafetida (Hing) – Few Pinches
  • Pure Oil/Desi Ghee – 1 tbsp
  • Water – 4 cups

How to make Kali Masoor Dal (Black Lentils)

  • boil dal with water, salt and turmeric powder.
  • Bring to boil, after 2 whistles let it cook on low flame for about 15 min. Then switch off the gas.
  • Heat oil/ghee in a pan. Add hing, cumin seeds.
  • Add chopped ginger, garlic and grated onions. Cook till they become pink in color.
  • Now add grated tomatoes and chopped green chilies. Mix well.
  • Add red chili powder, amchoor, garam masala, coriander powder. Mix well and cook till mixture separates from oil.
  • Now add boiled dal in it.
  • Garnish the dal with chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with Rice/Chapati.