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Green moong dal

Green moong dal recipe is very healthy protein rich recipe. After marriage, one day my husband cooked this for us. I was very much shocked when he started cooking dal with green gram but when I have tasted the dal for the first time I really liked it. From then onwards we regularly use to cook green gram dal.

Today I am sharing you this recipe with step by step instructions along with photos.

Green Moong Dal
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4 people
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Green Moong dal
  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 tbsp Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp Salt
For Tempering
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1/8 tsp Methi Seeds
  • 2 or 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Dry Red Chili
Instructions
  1. Clean, wash and soak green moong dal for 1 hour. After 1hr, add the soaked moong dal to pressure cooker.

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  2. Chop the tomato, green chilies and add to pressure cooker.

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  3. Add turmeric, chili powder. Also add 2 cups of water and cook for 2-3 whistles.

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  4. When the pressure goes off, remove the lid.

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  5. Add salt as per your taste and slightly mash the dal.

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  6. Mix well and boil on low flame to remove any excess water.

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  7. Heat oil in a pan.

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  8. When oil is heated, add mustard, cumin, methi seeds. Once splutters, add garlic and red chili.

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  9. When the garlic is fried, add to the dal and mix well.

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  10. Green moong dal is ready to serve. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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