Masoor Sabut is a good source of cholesterol-lowering fibre. Masoor dal or Red Lentil is a very important part of a vegetarian diet in Indian cuisine. Masoor is sold in all forms like with or without skin, whole or split. It is very soft and cooks quickly. Masoor Dal contains high levels of protein, including essential amino acids isoleucine and lysine and are an essential source of inexpensive protein diet.