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Bengali-Style Masoor Dal Recipe

Bengali-Style Masoor Dal
How to make Bengali-Style Masoor Dal

This Bengali-style masoor dal can be prepared in just five minutes. The recipe finds its roots in a Bengali kitchen and is usually consumed with rice and papad or 'aloo seddho' by the side.

  • Total Cook Time 25 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 15 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Bengali-Style Masoor Dal

  • 1/2 cup Masoor dal
  • 2-3 cups Water (soaked beforehand)
  • A pinch of Haldi
  • 1 tsp Mustard oil
  • Salt, as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Kalonji
  • 1 Whole red chilli

How to Make Bengali-Style Masoor Dal

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Heat oil in pressure cooker. Add red chilli, kalonji to it. Let the spices splutter.
Add the soaked masoor dal. Add haldi and mix.
Add water, salt and close the lid. Pressure cook for 2 whistles.
And you have Bengali-style masoor dal ready to be relished with rice.
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