Masoor dal lasoon is one of those simplest dals that you can make within minutes. Masoor Dal on its own gets cooked much faster than other dals likes Toor, Urad etc. And making it more inviting by adding Garlic to make Masoor Dal Lasooni was next to perfect solution.
This month my Microwave Easy Cooking stopped at Kamalika's space and since Kamalika wanted to have Delicious Dals
cooked in Microwave, I thought this would be best choice. Cooking in microwave, makes it more interesting because while it gets cooked, you can do other things. Instead of always wanting to keep an eye on it.
I wanted to make the most of the day being off, by taking Step by Step to showcase how simple cooking in microwave really is.
Masoor Dal Lasuni, Pulihora ~ Our Meal
Lets get the Masoor dal soaked for 5 mins.
Micro for 10 mins
You can see how beautifully the dal has got cooked
Mix the seasoning ingredients together in a micro safe bowl.
Brown the onions along with garlic and green chilies for 3 mins.
Remove and add the dal to the browned onions along with water.
See how well it has started boiling!
Your bowl of Lasoon Masoor Dal is ready!
Masoor dal Lasuni in Microwave
Masoor Dal - 1 cup
Onions - 1 small
Garlic - 4 cloves
Green Chilies - 2 big
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric a pinch
Oil - 1 tsp
Method to prepare:
Wash and soak Masoor dal for 5 mins.
In a microwave safe bowl, micro for 10 mins with thrice its amount of water. Then gently mash the dal with a masher or back of a ladle.
Take the chopped onions, cumin seeds, finely chopped green chilies, chopped garlic in the microwave bowl along with 1 tsp of oil. Micro for 3 mins.
Then add the turmeric and salt to the onions. Micro for 1 min.
Remove the bowl outside, add the mashed dal along with 1 cup of water. Mix everything well.
Microwave for 4 -5 mins, until you see the dal thick.
This took about 15 minutes of cooking in microwave, excluding 5 mins of soaking time for the dal.
This is my entry for MEC : Delicious Dals hosted by Kamalika. Have you got your dals ready?
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