Green gram lentil ( hari moong ki dal)

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 cup green gram

1/3 cup chopped onions

1/4 cup chopped tomato

1 tbsp garlic ginger paste

1/4 tsp turmeric powder

1/4 tsp cumin seeds

1/4 tsp chilli powder

1 tsp coriander powder

1 tbsp chana masala

1 tbsp ghee

a pinch of sugar

1 tsp chopped cilantro for garnish

salt to taste


  • Heat ghee in a pressure cooker,add cumin seeds and when it starts to splutter.
  • Add onion,ginger garlic paste,green chilli and turmeric powder and stir till onion turns translucent.
  • Add tomato and fry for another minute. Add all powders and mix well.
  • Add green gram along with 3 cups of water ,stir once nicely and close the pressure cooker.
  • Let it cook for 3 whistles then lower the flame and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • After opening the cooker let it boil on medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis along with chopped onion.

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