October 30, 2009

Moong Daal Sabzi (Green Gram Daal)

Ingredients:  Serves 4-5

1 cup Moong daal (soaked for about 30 mins)
1 tbsp grated coconut
1 tsp red chili flakes / dried red chili (optional)
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
4-5 Curry leaves
1/2 tsp Coriander-Cumin powder (Dhaniyajeera)
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tbsp Oil
Cilantro for garnishing


1.Heat Oil into a pan. Add mustard seeds and after they crackle add hing, cumin seeds.

2. Add curry leaves, chili flakes and coconut and stir for 2 minutes.

3. Now add soaked daal and all 3 powders

4. Add Salt and around 2 cups of water (along with the water used for soaking the daal). Let the daal cook for 10-15 minutes.

5. Garnish with Cilantro.


Serve with phulkas.
You can add few drops of lemon juice to the daal.

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