Mixed Lentils Recipe-Moong Masoor Daal




10 min


50 min


Mixed Lentils Recipe or Moong masoor daal is a very healthyand  tasty pakistani/indian dish. It can be served for breakfast with tortillas/parathas or at lunch/dinner time with bread/chapattis.


  • 1/2 cup ‏Moong daal (White lentil)
  • 1/2 cup ‏Masoor Daal (Red lentil)
  • 2 small ‏Onion (cut)
  • 1 TBS ‏Garlic mashed
  • 1 TBS ‏Ginger mashed
  • 2 normal ‏Tomatoes
  • 2- 4 ‏Green chilies
  • ‏Red peppers add to taste
  • ‏Salt add to taste
  • ‏Turmeric powder add to taste
  • 1/2 tsp ‏Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp ‏Garam masala
  • ‏Fresh parsley for garnishing
  • 3/4 cup or as desired ‏Oil


  1. Rinse both the moong and masoor daal properly thrice and soak in like warm water for 15 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame and fry onion in it till its golden brown in color. Then add garlic and fry for 5 minutes till its fragrant.
  3. Lower the flame and add tomatoes and green chilies, cover and cook over very low flame till tomatoes are tender and soft. Mash with the masher and fry for 5 minutes.
  4. Add ginger,red peppers, turmeric powder and salt to the pan and fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Drain out the water and add both lentils (daal) to the pan and fry for 10 – 12 minutes.
  6. Now add 2 glass water, cover the pan and cook over medium flame till the lentils are cooked and you get the required gravy.
  7. Add cumin seeds and garam masala five minutes before you switch off the stove.
  8. Dish it out in a serving bowl, garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot with hot chapatti or parathas, if it is to be served in breakfast.
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