Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Whole Moong Dal Curry

Ingredients:

Whole Moong Dal - 1 cup (soaked in water overnight)
Onion - 1 small (chopped)
Garlic - 1 clove (optional) chopped
Tomato - 1 medium (chopped)
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 2 tsp
Red Chilli Powder - 2 tsp or to taste
Turmeric Powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder - 1 tsp
salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tsp
Fresh Coriander - 2 tsp

Method:

Cook the soaked moong dal in a pressure cooker or on a stove top with enough water till soft.  Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and let it brown.  Add the chopped onion and garlic and fry till the onion is translucent.  Add coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder and fry for 1 minute.  Now add the chopped tomato and fry until soft.  Add the cooked moong dal and salt and mix well.  Add enough water if needed.  The curry should be little thick in consistency.  Cook for 8 to 10 minutes.  Sprinkle garam masala powder and give it a stir.  Garnish with fresh coriander.

Serve hot with chapatti or rice.

14 comments:

  1. Nutritious and protein packed curry, looks tooo yumm!

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  2. I love this one..looks delicious n healthy !

    US Masala

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  3. ery nice recipe. Thanks for sharing. You gave an idea for today's dinner.

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  4. Hi Latha,

    Looks very tempting...Lovely click...

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  5. Wow,nice recipe,great side for roti and rice!

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  6. healthy moong dal preparation...

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  7. Thank you for stopping by my Flavours and Tastes. And a bigger thank you for introducing me to this delicious space of yours. I will soon catch up on the many here.

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  8. very healthy,would be really nice with roti...

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  9. This is so yumm...Love moong dal !

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  10. looks mindblowing dear........deliciously yum n mouthwatering...craving for some now..
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  11. Awesome Lata . I tried it

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