Sabut moong dal (whole green gram)

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Main Dish
4 servings
45 min
30 min
Very Easy
The Sabut Moong Dal (whole green gram) is one of the most wholesome among the pulses in India. Cooked Moong dal is a very digestive food for sick persons.


4 servings
- 1 Cup Moong Dal

- 1/4 Cup Chana Dal

- 1 Medium Onion (finely Chopped)

- 1 Small Tomato (finely Chopped)

- 1 Medium Green Chilly (finely Chopped)

- 3-4 Garlic Cloves (finely Chopped)

- ½ Teaspoon finely chopped Ginger

- 1 Teaspoon Garam Masala / Kala Masala (Maharashtrian)

- 1 Teaspoon Red Chilly powder

- 1 Teaspoon Haldi/ Turmeric Powder

- 1 Pinch Hing/Asafoetida

- 1 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds

- 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds

- 4-5 Curry Leaves

- 3 Teaspoon Oil

- Salt as per taste

- Fresh green coriander leaves for garnishing


Step 1

Wash Moong and chana dal. In a Pressure Pan/Cooker add both the dals + half teaspoon turmeric powder + a pinch of salt and 3½ cups of water. Mix it well.

Step 2

Take 9-10 whistels of Cooker or cook until dal get tender. Mash the cooked dal, adjust the consistency by adding some water and mix it well. Heat oil in a pan or kadhai.

Step 3

Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds cook for a minute, add curry leaves + ginger + garlic and hing. Stir for a minute, add onion + a pinch of salt + green chilly & cook for 2-3 minutes (adding some salt to onions will help to cook onions fastly).When onions turn light brown add chopped tomato

Step 4

Cook till oil separates. When oil starts separating add red chilly powder + garam masala + turmeric powder and salt, stir for 2 min.

Step 5

Add cokked dal to it, Cook it on medium heat stiring continuously for 5 minutes. Taste the dal, if needed adjust spices as per your choice. Cook the dal for another 3-5 minutes on low flame.

Step 6

Garnish with chopped green coriander leaves and Serve hot with Roti or Rice.



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