Recipe: Dal


  • Masoor dal – 2 tablespoons.
  • Onion – 1, cut.
  • Tomatoes – 2-3, diced.
  • Green chili – 1, cut.
  • Garlic – 1, cut.
  • Cumin seeds – 1/2 teaspoon.
  • Turmeric – a pinch.
  • Salt to taste.




  • Pressure cook the masoor dal in about 2 cups of water.
  • In about 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil, fry the cumin seeds till they pop.
  • Fry the garlic and chili in the same oil.
  • Fry the onion in this oil till it turns translucent.
  • Add the tomatoes and turmeric and continue frying.
  • Finally add the cooked masoor dal and enough water to the onions and tomatoes and bring to a boil for a few minutes.
  • Add salt to taste.




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