Healthy Dal Recipe

        • 1 cup masoor dal
        • 1 and 1/2 cup water
        • 1 small size chopped onion
        • 1 small size choppped tomato
        • 2 green chillies (as per taste)
        • 1 tsp salt
        • 1 tsp turmeric powder
        • 1 tbsp mustard oil


        • Put 1 cup of masoor dal with 1 and 1/2 cup of water in a pressure cooker
        • Add little salt and turmeric powder and pressure cook it for 5 to 7 minutes
        • In a pan put 1 tbsp mustard oil
        • Put chopped onions and green chilies and fry till onion gets tender
        • Add tomatoes and cook till it gets soft
        • Put boiled dal into the pan
        • Give a boil and check the consistency
        • You can add water if needed
        • Simmer it for 2 to 3 minutes
        • And your dal is ready to serve


        • It serves 2 to 3 people
        •  Serve it with hot steamed rice/chapati

Nutritional Value: 

        • Lentils are extremely rich in soluble fiber, which forms a gel-like substance in the digestive tract, thereby helping in removing bile from the body. It further helps in eliminating and reducing blood cholesterol levels.
        • Lentils are rich in flavones, a class of antioxidants with antioxidant properties. Studies have proved that regular consumption of lentils can reduce the risk of breast cancer.
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