Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe - Hyderabadi Style Lentil Curry

Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe is a simple whole masoor dal recipe made the hyderabdi way with the addition of ginger garlic and onions. Super easy to make, yet packed with so much flavour. This dal can be served with tandoori roti and a sabzi for a compete meal.

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Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe - Hyderabadi Style Lentil Curry
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Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe is a highly nutritious dal recipe made with simple ingredients found in our kitchen. 

Did you know: Red lentils are rich in fiber, which can improve your digestion process.  Masoor Dal also controls your appetite and can make you feel fuller for longer periods of time. This will help in stimulating your weight loss program in an effective manner.

It has a low glycemic index that makes it an effective food item for those suffering from diabetes.

Serve Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe along with Bharwa Bhindi RecipeHomemade Butter Naan Dhaba Style Spicy Ghee Rice and Spring Onion and Peanut Raita for a complete meal.

Try our other Dal Recipes:

  1. Dal Banjara Recipe - Langar Wali Dal
  2. Arhar Ki Dal with Lahsun Tadka
  3. Smoked Dal Makhani Recipe - Dhaba Style

Cuisine: Hyderabadi
Course: Lunch
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

10 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

30 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Pink Masoor Dal (Split) , whole
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger , finely chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies , slit
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 Tomato , finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
  • Salt
  • 6 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped

How to make Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe - Hyderabadi Style Lentil Curry

  1. To begin making the Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe, wash the masoor dal and set aside. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker over medium heat. 

  2. To this pan add the chopped ginger, garlic paste, green chillies and sliced onions. 

  3. Sauté the onions until they turn translucent and lightly golden brown

  4. Next add the chopped tomatoes, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder and cook for about a minute until the tomatoes turn mushy

  5. Finally add the washed and drained masoor dal and 1-1/2 cups of water. 

  6. Pressure cook the Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor dal for 2 whistles. After 2 whistles, turn the heat to low and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes and turn off the heat.

  7. Allow the pressure to release naturally. Once done, open the pressure cooker and check salt and adjust to taste of the Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal. 

  8. Stir in chopped coriander leaves and and transfer the Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal to a serving bowl and serve hot.

  9. Serve Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Dal Recipe along with Bharwa Bhindi RecipeHomemade Butter Naan Dhaba Style Spicy Ghee Rice and Spring Onion and Peanut Raita for a complete meal.