DetailsMasoor dal is orange/red split lentils that have a delicate nutty taste. They do not need any soaking before cooking. They cook very quickly and are easy to digest. These lentils are used to make soups, stews, bakes and they are also made into spicy dals. These lentils may be combined with rice, meat or vegetables as main dishes. Lentils have a protein content of 25%. They are a good source of protein, fibre, carbohydrates, B vitamins, magnesium, iron, and zinc. 500 gm.