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BHUNI MASH DAL MThere is no comparison of Mash dal with any other Dal. Bhuni mash dal or Mash dal karhai is famous dhaba dishes in Pakistan. Serve with naans and salad to your family.


Mash/ White lentil1 cup
Oil1/2 cup
Onion1 small thinly sliced
Garlic mince1 tbsp
Tomatoes2 medium
Green chilies chopped3
Saltto taste
Red chili powder1 tsp
Red chili flakes1 tsp
Turmeric powder1 tsp
Ginger sticks, coriander, green chilies as needed for garnish


  • Soak Dal/lentil in water for 1 hour. Wash it and boil in water till tender but not very soft.
  • Drain water and set aside.
  • In a pot add oil and onion, fry it till light brown. Add garlic and stir for few more minutes.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and green chilies, cook till soft now add all spices and fry by adding 1 tbsp water at a time for  five minutes.
  • Add boiled lentil in it and add 5-6 tbsp. water in it. Cover with lid and let it simmer on low flame for 10 minutes.
  • Now fry on medium flame till oil separates.
  • Garnish with ginger sticks , green chilies and coriander leaves.


  • Serve with Naan or Chapati and Salad.



  1. I absolutely love this recipe! I make it similar to the recipe you shared with the exception that I also add freshly-ground garam masala powder.

  2. This is such an easy and scrumptious daal recipe. Thankyou so much for sharing.


  1. […] This dhaba daal recipe is one of my favorite recipes of Daal/ Lentil. This recipe is adopted from a group. You can serve it with Naans and Salad. You can call it Fried Mash ki Daal too. You can click the link for the recipe of: Masala Mash Karhai […]

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