Thick, flavorful soup made with red lentils has become popular in the whole world. Especially Masoor Dal is beloved in India. Large portion of local people are still vegetarians. This variety of lentils is soft and does not require prior soaking. Other than simplicity of preparation, Red lentils are known for its nutritional value. All necessary minerals and plenty of protein can be found in this little red dot. The flavor of lentils is best experienced among friends: tomatoes, onions, garlic and parsley.