Friday, January 23, 2015

Moong Dal

This is a a simple and delicious way to prepare moong dal.

  1. One tomatoe chopped
  2. half cup moong dal washed
  3. half medium onion chopped
  4. half tablespoon ginger and garlic paste
  5. one tsp chili powder
  6. one tsp tumeric powder
  7. three dried red chilis
  8. 7 to 8 curry leaves
  9. half tsp mustard seeds

In a pressure cooker add dal, chopped tomatoe, onion, ginger and garlic paste, chili powder and tumeric. Add enough water just until dal is covered and pressure cook for only 3 or 4 whistles. Dal should be whole still but soft. Open pressure cooked and mash tomatoes with spoon. Add salt. In a separate pan add one tablespoon oil, and to this add mustard seeds. After mustard seeds crackle, add curry leaves, and red chilis. Add to the dal. Dal is ready to eat.

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