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Moong Dal Usali Recipe

Moong Dal Usali is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Tuesday, 26 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Slow Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 300 g - moong dal (whole)
  • 1/4 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp - Chana dal
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • 2 - Green chilli
  • 2-inch - ginger, grated
  • 10-12 - Curry leaves
  • 4-5 tbsp - grated Coconut
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • Salt - to taste
  • How to Make Moong Dal Usali:

    1. Boil moong dal to the consistency of cooked rice (not too soggy).
    2. Heat oil in a kadai and prepare a tadka by adding mustard seeds.
    3. Once it splutters add chana dal, urad dal, curry leaves, green chillies and grated ginger and fry for some time.
    4. Add cooked moong dal, and salt (as per your taste).
    5. Garnish with grated coconut.
    6. This can be served as a snack or with chappatis.


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