Vegan Masoor Dal | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Masoor Dal

< 1 minute
Vegan Masoor Dal
Chef Jade_Vega masoor dal

VEGAN MASOOR DAL

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup of masoor dal red lentils, washed and drained
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups of water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Cilantro chopped for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion, garlic, and ginger and cook for 3-4 minutes until the onion is translucent.
  • Add the washed and drained masoor dal to the pot and stir well. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the ground cumin, ground coriander, turmeric powder, cayenne pepper, and salt. Stir well and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Pour in 3 cups of water to the pot and stir well. Cover the pot and let it simmer for 15-20 minutes until the lentils are soft and fully cooked.
  • Use a wooden spoon to mash some of the lentils against the side of the pot to thicken the dal. Stir well.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro and serve the Masoor Dal hot with rice or naan bread.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 201 | Total Fat: 5g | Total Carbohydrates: 29g | Dietary Fiber: 15g | Protein: 11g

For your kitchen tools, check Sur La Table.

If you enjoyed this recipe or have suggestions on how we can improve it, please leave us a comment below. Also, make sure to check out other dishes I’ve created or stories I’ve written about food culture – here.


Subscribe
Notify of
guest
Recipe Rating




0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

What's Your Favorite Morning Drink?


This will close in 0 seconds

AI Avatar
Ask me cooking questions!