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Moong Dal Fry Recipe

Moong Dal Fry is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 21 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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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:

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


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