Masoor Dal Curry l Masoor Parippu Curry

Masoor Dal Curry is one of the easiest dal curry to make.

Masoor dal cooks faster when compared to other dals. This makes it a great choice for people in a hurry.

Let’s see how to make delicious masoor dal curry here.


Masoor Dal – 1 cup
Green chilly, slit lenghthwise
Curry leaves – few
Chilly powder – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon
Onion – 1 medium size sliced


Soak masoor dal for 1/2 an hour. Cover and cook till the dal is done. 

Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, curry leaves, and then the onion. Fry till the onion turns translucent. Add chilly powder, turmeric powder and fry for ½ a minute. Add cooked masoor dal to this. If necessary, add water to reach the consistency required. Cook for another 2 minutes.

Enjoy with roti/plain rice. 

Optional: Add some ghee to get a rich taste.

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