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Moolangi Curry Recipe

Moolangi Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1 White mooli (White radish or moolangi)
  • 1 big Onion
  • 2 small Tomatoes
  • Small bunch of Curry leaves
  • 1 cup turdal
  • 1 tbsp Jeera
  • 1 small piece of finely chopped Ginger
  • 1.5 tbsp Sambhar powder (I used Ashok sambhar powder)
  • 1 tbsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp Tamarind paste soaked in water
  • A pinch of asfoetida
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Moolangi Curry:

    1. Cook tuvar dal in the pressure cooker till it can be mashed (3 whistles). Heat the oil and put jeera and mustard seeds and asfoetida.
    2. When they start spluttering put the finely cut onions and saute them.
    3. Wash curry leaves cut them into small pieces and put them along with the onions. Then put tomatoes, finely grated mooli and very small pieces of ginger. Mix them with the spoon and keep on the gas for 5 mins till the mooli becomes soft. Put the sambhar powder, red chilli powder and salt.
    4. Then add the the tamarind water and put the dal and boil it for 15 mins constantly stirring it.


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