Masala Mixed Dal Recipe
The one thing that makes our cuisine unique and so enriching is the flavours that we add to it. The art of playing around with spices and creating delicious food has come from our ancestors and from the courts of the kings that ruled India. Masala Mixed Dal is also one of those delectable dishes that are not only high on flavour but also involve a lot of patience to get the taste just right. Made with three different kinds of lentils, this Dal is one of the best combinations. You can serve it on special events like a family or friends get together. This goes best with plain rice or chapatis. Don’t forget to serve a side of your favourite pickle and salad. To begin, follow this step by step recipe below!

How to make Masala Mixed Dal

  • Step 1 Wash all three kinds of dal, soak them and boil

    Wash dal twice properly and soak for 1/2 a hrs. In a pressure cooker boil the dal. Wait for 3 whistles. Once it is done, keep aside.

  • Step 2 Prepare the tadka

    Heat oil in Kadai. Once the oil is hot, fry the onions and tomatoes till they become light brown in colour. Add salt the onion and tomato cook fast. Then add all the dry ingredients, salt and green chilly, ginger and garlic paste. Saute it for a few minutes.

  • Step 3 Add the dal to the mix

    Then add dal. Add water as needed. If you like to ha gravy then add little water and l for 3 minutes. For tempering. In another Kadai. Add oil, cumin seeds, curry leaves and 1 dry red chilly. Let it crackle. Then pour to the dal. Stir it and cook for another few minutes. Once it is done (green chilly, garlic and ginger paste – 1 teaspoon)

    Step 4 Garnish and serve!

    Transfer to a serving bowl. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves, fried onions and 1 dry red chilly. It tastes best when had with rotis or rice!