Also known as red lentils. The benefits of masoor dal had been recognised in the centuries past and thus it has constituted as an important part of Indian cuisine.
When it comes to its preparation, it's quite easy-to-make and is also found to be the most delicious among all the lentils, owing to its tinge of sweetness. It does not need much time to soak or cook. You can prepare it as per your own preference by adding various spices to it.
Being abundantly rich in iron and protein, this dal is a perfect go-to option for vegetarians.
Masoor dal houses a large proportion of dietary fibre. Helps prevent sudden hikes in blood sugar, helps reduce cholesterol and also keep you full for longer.