Dal Maash (White Lentils)

This is part two of this week’s Indian recipes. Check out Hira’s blog for more great recipes.

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White Lentils – 1/2 cup

Water – 2 cups

Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt (as required)

For tempering:

Onion – 1 medium size (sliced)

Cooking oil – 2 tbsp


Take a deep cooking saucepan and add 1/2 cup of white lentils, then add 2 cups of water, 1/2 tsp of red chili powder, 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, and add salt as required. Mix all the spices well. Cook it for 20 minutes in a medium heat flame until the lentils are soft. Once cooked, keep them aside for a while.

Then, take a frying pan and add 2 tbsp of cooking oil and 1 medium size onion (sliced). Once the onion caramelizes well and changes into golden color… Add it on top of the cooked lentils.

Your DAL MAASH is ready! 😀

*You can add 1 clove of garlic and…

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