Masoor Dal/lentil is a versatile lentil type. It is skinless and the size of this dal is small. It is round in shape which looks nice. Unlike any other lentil, you do not need to soak this dal. In spite of that, it does not take much time to get cooked. Masoor dal gets heavy when it is cooked which give you a creamy texture of the dal. This daal has the versatility to get used in different items such as soup, gravy, curry, etc.