Moong Dal Kadhi

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 cups - moong dal (soaked in water for 2 hours)
  • 1 tbsp - rice (soaked for 2 hours)
  • 2 - green chillies, finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1.5 cups -yogurt
  • Oil for frying
  • Mustard seeds -1/2 tsp
  • Coriander seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric -1/4 tsp
  • Bay leaf - 1
  • Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Whole red chillies - 3.

How to Make Moong Dal Kadhi

  • Cook the moong dal with salt. Take 1 cup of the cooked dal and grind to a paste with the rice and green chillies.
  • Make small pakodis of the dal batter, deep fry, drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil. Add the remaining ingredients, except yogurt, dal and salt.
  • Grind the dal and mix it in the yogurt with some salt.
  • Heat oil in a pan, splutter mustard, coriander bay leaf and whole chillies. Add the dal-yogurt mix, and add enough water to get your desired consistency (can range from 6 to 10 cups).
  • Add turmeric and the pakodis and simmer on medium low heat for at least an hour.
  • Serve piping hot with ghee.