Masoor Dal Malka is a skinless lentil with a lovely pink color in dried form which turns yellow when cooked. This is a very simple dal but is rich in flavor and full of lean protein, dietary fiber, folate and vitamin B1. With 26% of protein this lentil have the third highest level of protein, by weight, of any plant based ingredients after soybeans and hemp. Owing to this it is a great option for weight watchers, body builders, diabetics and those looking for protein rich foods. It is a good source of protein, essential amino acids, potassium, iron, fiber and vitamin B1. It also helps to lower cholesterol and control sugar levels. Masoor dal can be used to make vegetable dal and khichdi.