Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Moong Dal


Ingredients:

Moong dal - 1 cup

Big onion - 1

Tomato - 1 big

Green chillies - 2

Garlic - 3-4 flakes

Curry leaves - few

Jeera - 1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

Salt - as required

Oil

Coriander leaves for garnishing

Small lemon - 2
Daniya powder - 1 tsp
Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
Method:

Pressure cook the moong dal with water for 25 minutes.

Cut the onion ,tomato,garlic,green chillies into small pieces.

Grate the ginger .

now take a kadai and season with Jeera and then add the cut onions and garlic pieces and add grated ginger and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.

Now add tomato pieces and green chillies and stir fry.

After the moong dal is cooked add it with the seasonings and add salt, turmeric powder and curry leaves and hing and mix nicely and stir.

Now add daniya powder and garam masala powder and mix nicely.

Now add some water and cook the mixed moong dal nicely for some time.

After the moong dal is cooked nicely remove from fire and garnish with coriander leaves and squeeze lemon and mix nicely.

Now the moong dal is hot and ready to be served with rotis,chappathis and hot rice.

28 comments:

  1. A perfect comforting dish:).I love the addition of lemon is dals...makes it a lil more tangy!

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  2. dal looks thick and nice to eat with chapathi...i love this combo

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  3. Such a protein packed and thick dal, prefect with hot rice and rotis..

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  4. Perfect with chapathi...comforting dish.

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  5. I lov this curry...perfect with rice and chapathi....

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  6. wow.......comforing dish dear....

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  7. Tempting and comforting dhal dear :)

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  8. Dhal of any kind will go for me any time... this one is really good :)

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  9. Thank you so much fro stopping by my blog. You have an awesome space. Dal looks delicious.

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  10. Thats a different way of making moong dal than what I usually do. Very comforting! :)

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  11. Simply delicious curry ..perfect with roti

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  12. Comfort food..new to me...thanks for sharing :-)

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  13. Moong daal is ho healthy...My mom makes this evryday at home

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  14. Yummy..very tasty with buttered rotis..

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  15. Any kind of dhal is always welcome-good one!

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  16. Remember the narasus cofee ad? Idha, idhaththaan edhirpaarthaen? Holds here. what a comforting dhal.

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  17. Love this daal. Very healthy.I love the fact that you have added a little lemon juice to the dal. Thanks for dropping by my blog. Appreciate ur comments.

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  18. Great comfort food, perfect with chappattis/rotis...

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  19. Lovely thick dal for rotis.... Yum!

    Ash....
    (http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

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  20. Perfect with roti..Looks fabulous & healthy.:)

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