Tempered Black Urad Beans

Maas ko daal

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food and Flavours from Nepal

By Jyoti Pathak

Published 2023

  • About

Maas ko daal, or split black urad/gram beans, need little introduction in Nepali cuisine. They are among the most loved type of daal, considered flavorful, satisfying, and extremely nutritious. Maas ko daal differ from other daals in that they are cooked in an iron pot (falaam ko tapke). When simmered in this pot, the daal transforms to a deep black color with rich flavor. To create an authentic Nepali taste the preferred combination of spices for Maas ko daal is