Green Moong Dal Recipe

Ingredients for Whole Green Moong Dal :

1 cup whole Moong dal (Green Gram)
1 onion, finely chopped
2 small tomatoes, chopped
1 table-spoon, grated ginger (adrak)
1 t-spoon garlic, finely chopped (lahsun)
2 green chillies, chopped
1 table-spoon coriander leaves, finely chopped to garnish (dhaniya patti)
2 table-spoon oil
4 cup water
salt to taste

Herbs and Spices :
1/2 t-spoon powdered Coriander (Dhaniya powder)
1 t-spoon turmeric powdered (haldi)
1/4 t-spoon garam masala
1/2 t-spoon cumin seeds (jeera)


How to make Whole Green Moong Dal :

  • Pressure cook Moong Dal with 4 cup water, turmeric and salt over medium-high flame until dal gets tender.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Splutter cumin seeds and green chillies. Then, add onion, ginger, garlic and cook until they get golden brown. Add, chopped tomatoes to the pan and cook further on medium flame for 2-3 mins.
  • Add cooked dal, garam masala, powdered coriander and salt to the large frying pan and turn the heat to high, stir it well. When it starts boiling, turn the heat to low, cover the pan and cook further for 8-10 mins.
  • Garnish Whole Moong Dal with chopped coriander leaves and Serve hot with rice or chapati and Papad.