Thursday, 6 May 2010

Hema's recipes - Green Moong Dal Gravy

Normally, dal for chapatis are made with toor dal or yellow moong dal but whole green moong dal also makes a great side dish.Whole green moong dal is the most popular sprout worldwide. It is a protein rich diet.

The recipes is as follows:


1) Whole Green Moong dal - 1 cup
2) Onions - 1
3) Tomato - 1
4) Green chilies - 4
5) Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
6) Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
7) Ginger - a small piece finely shredded
8) Garlic - 1-2 pods finely shredded
9) Curry leaves - 3 to 4
10) Milk - 1 cup
11) Oil - 1


1) Soak the whole moong dal for over night or if you are in hurry soak it in hot water for 1-2 hrs.
2) Then pressure cook the soaked moong dal with 1/2 cup milk and 1/2 cup water.
3) Heat oil in a pan. add cumin seeds and curry leaves. when they splutter add green chilli.
4) Now add the shredded ginger & garlic and fry them till the raw smells goes.
5) Then add Onion and fry them till it becomes golden brown .
6) Now add the cooked whole moong dal in to it with little turmeric powder and salt.
7) Mix it well and add 1 cup of water and 1/2 cup of milk.
8) At this stage add tomatoes now .
9) And close the lid let it boil for 10 minutes in medium flame
10) After that remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves

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