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 MicrowaveMasoor Dal – 1 cupOnions – 1 smallGarlic – 4 clovesGreen Chilies – 2 bigCumin Seeds – 1/2 tspSalt to tasteTurmeric a pinchOil – 1 tspMethod 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?