Should masoor dal be soaked overnight?
The whole masoor needs just 2-3 hours of soaking, as against the other larger beans like rajma or kabuli chana that need to be soaked overnight.
Which type of masoor dal is best?
However a lot of Indian households prefer to use split masoor dal since it has the highest amount of protein compared to the other lentils. It is also a quick cook lentil and can be prepared just under 20 to 25 mins.
What is the difference between masoor Malka and masoor dal?
Malka masoor dal or Red split lentils have a pretty reddish-orange color in its dried form, but they turn yellow when cooked. Masoor lentils are basically the split lentils without skin.