Moong Dal Fry

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 1/2 cup - whole moong dal
  • 2 - ginger
  • 2 to 3 - green chillies
  • 1 large - onion
  • 1 to 2 tsp - curry powder
  • Mustard seeds
  • Turmeric powder
  • 2 - tomatoes

How to Make Moong Dal Fry

  • Boil moong dal with some turmeric powder in a pressure cooker and keep aside.
  • Take two to three tsps. of oil in a frying pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When the seeds splutter, add ginger, green chillies and onions, and fry until onions turn golden brown.
  • Add 1 to 2 tsp of curry powder and fry for a minute or two.
  • Now add the cooked moong dal, water, salt, tomato and let the mixture simmer for a couple of minutes.
  • When the tomatoes are cooked turn off the heat.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves. This dal tastes delicious with hot chappattis or rice.