Dal Maash (White Lentils)



White Lentils – 1/2 cup

Water – 2 cups

Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Salt (as required)


For tempering:

Onion – 1 medium size (sliced)

Cooking oil – 2 tbsp



Take a deep cooking saucepan and add 1/2 cup of white lentils, then add 2 cups of water, 1/2 tsp of red chili powder, 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder, and add salt as required. Mix all the spices well. Cook it for 20 minutes in a medium heat flame until the lentils are soft. Once cooked, keep them aside for a while.

Then, take a frying pan and add 2 tbsp of cooking oil and 1 medium size onion (sliced). Once the onion caramelizes well and changes into golden color… Add it on top of the cooked lentils.



Your DAL MAASH is ready! πŸ˜€



*You can add 1 clove of garlic and ginger (crushed) in the lentils to add more flavor before tempering.




Serve it hot with roti/naan.

Serves 4-5 persons.

Preparation time – 35 minutes.


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6 Comments Add yours

  1. Yoly says:

    Mmmmm yummy and healthy πŸ˜‹

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hira Ghouse says:

      Thank you! 😊

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Megala says:

    Nutritious & delicious dal !!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hira Ghouse says:

      Thank you so much! πŸ™‚

      Liked by 1 person

  3. Just Imagine says:

    I’d certainly tryy this one. Looks delicious!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hira Ghouse says:

      Please do! πŸ™‚
      Thanks! πŸ˜€


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