Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Moong Dal Recipe – How to Make Yellow Sabut Moong Dal

Sabut Moong dal - homely recipe of dal made with whole green moong beans.

Sabut Moong Dal Ingredients

moong dal (Soak Dal for 2 hour) - 1/2 cup
Refined oil - 2tbs
Tej Patta - 1
Jeera- 1/2 tsp
Onion- 1
Tomato - 1 (Chopped)
Ginger garlic paste- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
Red chili powder- ¼ tsp
Coriander powder- ½ tsp
Garam masala powder- ¼ tsp
Cups water- 3
Chopped coriander leaves- 2 tbsp
Salt as per taste

 How to Make Moong Dal Recipe - Instructions

Wash and soak dal for 2 hours if you soak them overnight then cooking time will be reduce.
Chop 1 medium onion, 1 large tomato and 1 to 2 green chilies. crush the ginger and garlic to a paste if you are not using ginger garlic paste.
Heat 2 tbsp of refined oil in a pressure cooker.
Now add whole spices, 1 medium tej patta/bay leaf and ½ tsp cumin seeds. cook till the cumin seeds splutter.
Then add onion and sauté till they turn golden brown.
After that add ginger garlic paste and green chilli paste.
Now add the chopped tomatoes and ¼ tsp turmeric powder, ¼ tsp red chili powder, ½ tsp coriander powder and ¼ tsp garam masala powder.
Stir it regularly and cook it till tomatoes turn soft.
After that add soaked moong dal in it and mix them with tempering.
Now add salt as per taste and 3 cup of water in cooker.
Cover and pressure cook for 10 to 12 whistles or 15 to 17 minutes on a medium to high flame till the dal get softened thoroughly.
When the pressure settles down on its own, open the lid and check the dal. if it still raw then add some more water and cook for some time.
If dal seems to be thicker then add little water and cook for some more time.

Consistency of dal is as per your need, if you want to have it with rice then keep it watery and if you are going to have it with roti or lachha paratha then you can keep it little thick.

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