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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Sep 14, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Other Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Masoorchi Amti is a typical Maharashtrian lentil based dish usually prepared with sprouted whole brown masoor dal which is flavourful, nutritious and taste well with any Indian flat bread like roti, chapatti, bhakri or rice.


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Coriander Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Red Chilli Powder 1 Teaspoons
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoons
Hing (asafoetida) Pinch
Tomato, Chopped 2 Numbers
Garlic Cloves, Crushed 1/2 Teaspoons
Green Chillies, Chopped 1-2 Numbers
Salt To Taste
Onions, Chopped 1 Numbers
Curry Leaves few Leaf
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Oil 2 Tablespoons
Whole Red Lentils/ Whole Masoor Dal 200 Grams
Garam Masala Powder 1 Teaspoons
Water As Needed
Freshly Ground Coconut Paste 1 Tablespoons
Browned Grated Copra Powder 1 Teaspoons
Coriander Leaves, Chopped 1 Bunch


1. Soak whole masoor overnight in water. Boil the whole masoor in the pressure cooker and keep aside. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, once oil is hot,
2.  add cumin seeds, curry leaves, chopped onions, salt and cook the onions till they are slightly coloured.
3.  Add green chillies and crushed garlic. Let the garlic brown so that it releases it flavour in the oil.
4. Add chopped tomatoes, hing, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder and garam masala and sauté for a minute.
5. Add little water, cover and cook the tomatoes and spices for about 3 minutes.
6. Add boiled masoor, freshly ground coconut paste, mix, cover and cook till it comes to a boil. Add browned grated coconut and mix.
7. Switch off the flame, sprinkle coriander on the top and serve.

Recipe Tips

Adjust water as per desired consistency. Sprouting the masoor is the best and nutritive way of making this dish.
Posted Sep 14, 2012

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ashasrivastava Sep 14, 2012
masoor daal amti seems to be very tasty. should I add jeggery in this recipe?

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