Thoroughly wash the lentil until the water come out clean. (at least 4 -5 times)
Pour the lentil into the cooker, and add water, salt, pepper, turmeric and garam masala. Cook until one whistle only.
Heat oil in a frying pan . Add cumin seeds and turn them aromatic.
Add masala paste. (previously made with onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic) Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
Pour in the boiled white lentil and combine well with the masala paste.
Cook it for 5 minutes on low heat.
Dry white lentil is ready to serve
Lentils are low in fat and high in protein and fibre, so adding lentils into your daily routine is the best way to do it.
Do not soak in water as cooking time may vary due to water absorption. It may not get you the perfect results of the best tender lentil each time.
Do not overcook the lentil. It will be sticky and mushy in texture otherwise.
Add water as per mentioned quantity for a perfect tender cooked, not overcooked lentil.
If your lentil is undercooked, slightly steam it by covering it with a lid or microwave it for 3-5 minutes.
When mixing the lentil with masala paste, mix it with gentle care not to mash the lentil grains.
This white lentil (urad dal) increases uric acid levels in the body. So, people with gout, kidney or gall stones should consume this carefully.
Amount per serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.4g
Saturated Fat 0.9g
Total Carbohydrate 18.2g
Dietary Fiber 5.3g
Total Sugars 1.2g
Vitamin D 0mcg
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.Note: The nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and specific brands of ingredients used.
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