Parsi Dal recipe


  • Red lentil split (Masoor Dal) :-1 cup
  • Turmeric powder (haldi) :- a pinch
  • Green Chili (Hari Mirchi) :- 2 nos, chopped
  • Garlic (Lasun) :- 2 flakes, chopped
  • Clarified butter (Ghee) :- 2 tbsp
  • Salt :- as per taste
  • Coriander leaves (Dhania Pata):- 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds (Jeera) :- 1 tsp

Cooking Instructions

Take pressure cooker and cook the Dal along with turmeric powder and enough water.

Boil it till the Dal appears cooked.

Remove the Dal from the flame.

Mash the Dal using a wooden spoon. Once done keep it aside.

In a pan, take Ghee. To this add salt, green chilies, garlic and cumin seeds.

Fry all these for a single minute on slow flame. Once done, put the Dal in this.

On low flame, boil the Dal for couple of mns. Add water if required to keep the Dal consistent.

Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot.

04 Mar 2011     1729 views     NON-Vegetarian       Pulses > Lentils

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