Musoor daal, red lentils. In Nepal, it is generally called as musoorie ko daal.
Binomial name family Lens culinaris.
Lentils are generally consumed as split or whole. whole lentils are split and hulled, which is more famous in everyday Nepalese kitchen. They are also cooked together with pigeon peas [rahar ko daal] .
The basic method of cooking lentils in Nepal is by boiling or cooking with spices and water. Most of the lentil soups are finished with a touch or ghee. Ghee is also tempered with desired spices like cumin, fenugreek, onions etc.