Boiled Masoor Dal (Red Lentils)


  • 1/2 cup masoor dal, washed and soaked in water for 1 hour
  • 1 medium potato, cut into small cubes
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • A small bunch of coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp mustard oil
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste


  1. Drain the water from the dal
  2. In a pressure cooker, add dal, potatoes, turmeric powder, salt and 1 cup of water
  3. Pressure cook for 3 whistles
  4. Check the consistency of the dal
  5. Pour the dal in a bowl
  6. Add onions, chillies and coriander leaves
  7. Drizzle 1 tsp mustard oil and serve with rice

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