Vegan Masoor Usal Recipe

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Vegan Masoor Usal Recipe

Lentils are high in fibre, and complex carbohydrates, while low in fat and calories. Their high protein content makes lentils a perfect option for those looking to boost their protein intake. They are naturally gluten-free, making them a delicious staple in a gluten-free kitchen. Their exceptionally low glycemic index (low GI) values and resistant starch content make them suitable for a diabetic diet.

This Recipe is free from :

  • Wheat
  • Peanuts
  • tree nuts
  • dairy
  • casein
  • soy
  • egg
  • sesame
  • fish
  • shellfish

Ingredients For Vegan Masoor Usal Recipe

  1. Masoor Daal – 2 cups
  2. Onion finely chopped – 1
  3. Vegetable oil – 1 TBSP
  4. Mustard seeds – 1 TSP
  5. Cumin seeds – 1 TSP
  6. Hing powder – 1/4 Tsp
  7. Turmeric powder – 1 Tsp
  8. Red Chilli powder – 1 Tsp
  9. Garam Masala / Kitchen king masala – 1 Tsp
  10. Kokum – 3-4 pieces ( )
  11. Jaggery – ¼ TSP
  12. Freshly grated coconut – ⅛ cup
  13. Salt to taste.
  14. Cilantro – finely chopped for serving


  1. Sprout the whole masoor .
  2. Heat a Pan on medium flame. Once hot add oil.
  3. Once the oil is hot add mustard seeds. Once they splutter , add cumin seeds and hing powder.
  4. Add Onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  5. Add sprouted masoor. Mix well.
  6. Add turmeric powder , chilli powder, garam masala , salt to taste. Mix well and saute for another 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the kokum and jaggery and mix well.
  8. Add water to adjust consistency. Cover and let it cook till daal gets cook.
  9. Grind freshly grated coconut adding 1 TBSP water. Add coconut to the curry and get to a nice boil.
  10. Garnish with finely chopped cilantro and serve hot with roti or rice.
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