This dal is light and easy on your stomach. With the festive season fast approaching it will be a good idea to give your stomach some rest in between with this moong dal tadka and boiled rice! I like moong dal just like any other dal, all you need is a good tadka (tempering) and your delicious dal is ready in no time.
Yield / Serves
3/4 yellow moong dal
3 cups water
1/3 tsp turmeric pwr
1/2 tsp salt to taste
1 onion chopped
1 tomato chopped
1/2 inch ginger chopped or grated
For tempering moong dal: 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3 to 4 garlic crushed
1/4 tsp garam masala
1/4 red chilli pwr
2 green chilli chopped
1 pinch of asafoetida
2 tbsp oil ,ghee
2 tbsp coriender leaves chopped
1 tsp coriender pwr
1 tsp dry kasuri methi
1 tsp curry leaves
2 dry red chilli
In a pressure cooker add moong dal with around 3 cups of water. Add turmeric, salt and mix.
Close the cooker and let it whistle on high 1 times.
Switch off the flame, the dal is now cooked. Set aside.
Heat the oil,ghee in a pan and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida,curry leaves,dry red chilli saute it for few seconds.
add the onions,cloves, ginger,and saute till they turn golden brown.
Add the green chillies and tomatoes and saute till the oil ,ghee leaves the sides.
Add the chilli powder and coriander powder, mix well and saute for a min.
Add kasuri methi,garam masala, coriander, mix well and temper on the prepared dal.
Serve hot with boiled rice,chapatis and spicy green mint chutney.
Serve moong dal tadka and boiled rice.
Specialy summer dish.
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