Coconut Moong Dal

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Total Time:
30 mins
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Simmer Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1/2 cup - moong dal
  • 1 cup - coconut, freshly grated
  • 1 tsp - red chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 6 cloves - garlic
  • Curry leaves - a few
  • Mustard seeds - a few
  • 2 - red chillies

How to Make Coconut Moong Dal

  • Dry roast moong dal and till it is pink in colour.
  • Then, cook the dal till soft.
  • Meanwhile, grind the coconut, garlic, red chilli powder and turmeric powder together.
  • After the dal is cooked, remove it from the flame and add the ground mixture to it with salt and keep it aside.
  • Take a pan, add oil and then add the mustard seeds.
  • Once it starts spluttering, add the 2 red chillies and curry leaves to it and then the dal mixture.
  • Warm the dal but do not boil
  • Serve it with hot rice and papad.